Calandrinia caespitosa ‘Darcies dreams’

Calandrinia caespitosa ‘Darcies dreams’

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Description

Orange or red flowering rare Calandrinia.

We grow these from seed so colours will fluctuate slightly. They are best grown in a sunny free draining soil ideally protected from excess winter wet. They are compact with elongated foliage and 3cm flowers producing a steady show through early to late summer. Plant in alpine house, containers or a protected alpine rock garden.

Flowering: Summer

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height: 10cm

Spread: 15cm

Further information:

Needs a little protection in winter from the winter wet. A suitable candidate for the greenhouse or alpine house.

Common Name: Rock Purslane

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Montiaceae

Foliage: linear

Basic Colour: ( red )

Flower Colour: red / orange / yellow

Natural Flowering: May – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

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

Soil ph: acidic /  neutral

Location:  container / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: not required

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Chile

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Orange or red flowering rare Calandrinia.

We grow these from seed so colours will fluctuate slightly. They are best grown in a sunny free draining soil ideally protected from excess winter wet. They are compact with elongated foliage and 3cm flowers producing a steady show through early to late summer. Plant in alpine house, containers or a protected alpine rock garden.

Flowering: Summer

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height: 10cm

Spread: 15cm

Further information:

Needs a little protection in winter from the winter wet. A suitable candidate for the greenhouse or alpine house.

Common Name: Rock Purslane

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Montiaceae

Foliage: linear

Basic Colour: ( red )

Flower Colour: red / orange / yellow

Natural Flowering: May – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

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

Soil ph: acidic /  neutral

Location:  container / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: not required

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Chile

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Flowering season

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Planting area

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52 reviews for Calandrinia caespitosa ‘Darcies dreams’

4.8
Based on 52 reviews
  1. Margaret Cawsey (verified owner)

  2. Patrice Perissat (verified owner)

  3. Jonathan Howell (verified owner)

    Excellent plants, a variety that is bright and very robust. Excellent service. I am a regular customer.

  4. Carol Madden (verified owner)

  5. Tony Duffey (verified owner)

  6. Jackie Taylor (verified owner)

  7. Richard (verified owner)

    Good Plants, quick delivery.

  8. Evie (verified owner)

  9. David M. (verified owner)

  10. JOHN Davies (verified owner)

    Nice plant

  11. Glyn Parry (verified owner)

    Nice plants

  12. Jennifer Wells (verified owner)

  13. Pamela Rose (verified owner)

  14. Gill Coombes (verified owner)

  15. David Turner (verified owner)

  16. Lesley Hall (verified owner)

  17. Emma H. (verified owner)

  18. Kenneth Baker (verified owner)

  19. M Wilkinson (verified owner)

  20. Wendy K. (verified owner)

    Well grown plant, again looking forward to flowers

  21. Rachael (verified owner)

  22. Simon H. (verified owner)

    A few flowers died off, perhaps the heat in transit, but more are coming, lovely colour

  23. Carol (verified owner)

    Nice plant

  24. Julie C. (verified owner)

  25. Susanne S. (verified owner)

  26. Eleanor Wilson-Ellis (verified owner)

  27. Barry Wade (verified owner)

  28. Melissa G. (verified owner)

  29. Bernadette Hamlet (verified owner)

    Am very happy will order again

  30. Carolyn Carey (verified owner)

    Not in bloom but healthy

  31. Meta (verified owner)

    Healthy plant

  32. Alison Benson (verified owner)

  33. christopher bain (verified owner)

  34. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Always lovely plants, good quality.

  35. Kitty (verified owner)

    Perfectly packed

  36. Anthony Chu (verified owner)

    Small but healthy

  37. Fatima Araujo (verified owner)

    Lovely plant, quick delivery. I’m very pleased with all the plants I bought from D’Arcy & Everest. Thanks.

  38. Vivienne (verified owner)

  39. Geoff Bennett (verified owner)

    top class sevice

  40. Andrew G. (verified owner)

    Well packaged and on excellent condition

  41. George Tzolovsky (verified owner)

    Plants in perfect condition. Well Packaged. Ultrafast delivery.
    By far the best plant seller on alpine flowers I know.

  42. Jane S. (verified owner)

    waiting patiently

  43. Deborah Meadows (verified owner)

    Healthy plant, well packaged

  44. Beverley C. (verified owner)

    beautiful

  45. Anonymous (verified owner)

  46. Leah (verified owner)

    Bought for a friend

  47. Julia (verified owner)

  48. Ann N. (verified owner)

  49. alison (verified owner)

    nice little plant, yet to flower

  50. Geoffrey G. (verified owner)

    Good quality plant well packaged

  51. Pat Waterhouse (verified owner)

  52. Richard W. (verified owner)

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