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.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
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
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