Deep carmine flowers that self seed readily.
This is a great addition to the rock garden to fill in bare patches. These plants once started to self seed can easily be maintained with a hoe so a great infill that is popular with pollinating insects.
This plant will slowly self seed itself. Trim back old flowers to gain more flowers.
Common Name: Fairy Foxglove / Alpine Balsam / Liver Balsam
Life Cycle: perennial
Basic Colour: ( pink )
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering: May – August
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 5cm
Soil Requirements: average / dry / well-drained / sandy
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden / meadow
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies / semi shade / attractive seed head / Scented / ground cover
Pruning: cut back to encourage further blooms
Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance / shallow soil
Origin: Central – South Europe