Acinos alpinus

Acinos alpinus

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Description

New to our catalogue for 2021

Mat forming rock thyme, this is a great addition to the rock garden for low summer flowers that are great for bees.

Flowering: Spring – Summer

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height: 15cm

Spread: 30cm

Further information:

In Autumn the flowers on this plant can look a little untidy but if you leave them on they will drop seeds around the plant ready for next year. Otherwise it is happy to be cut back.

Common Name: Alpine calamint / Alpine catmint / Alpine Rock Thyme

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Lamiaceae

Foliage: Narrow / Oval

Basic Colour: ( Purple )

Flower Colour: Purple

Natural Flowering: June – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 15cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental

Pruning: cut back after flowering

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Origin: North Africa / South Europe / Turkey

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

New to our catalogue for 2021

Mat forming rock thyme, this is a great addition to the rock garden for low summer flowers that are great for bees.

Flowering: Spring – Summer

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height: 15cm

Spread: 30cm

Further information:

In Autumn the flowers on this plant can look a little untidy but if you leave them on they will drop seeds around the plant ready for next year. Otherwise it is happy to be cut back.

Common Name: Alpine calamint / Alpine catmint / Alpine Rock Thyme

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Lamiaceae

Foliage: Narrow / Oval

Basic Colour: ( Purple )

Flower Colour: Purple

Natural Flowering: June – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 15cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental

Pruning: cut back after flowering

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Origin: North Africa / South Europe / Turkey

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flower Colour

Flowering season

Height

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Planting area

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Position

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35 reviews for Acinos alpinus

4.9
Based on 35 reviews
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  1. Devra (verified owner)

    Only just planted, so can’t comment on flowering. Obviously care is taken in packing, but I don’t like the very light pieces of whatever, plastic? organic? that’s put over the plants in the box. They fly everywhere and/or stick electrostatically to anything handy.

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