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White Carpet

Falkia repens

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H3-H1c

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

60cm

5cm

Min

40cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Leaves
Extensive roots

White Carpet Overview

A hardy, mat-forming perennial herb that is successfully used as a groundcover. White or pink trumpet-shaped flowers brighten up the green carpet foliage. It has a fast growth rate and will benefit from being divided every 3 to 4 years. It is a wonderful addition to rock gardens where its can cascade freely.

Common problems with White Carpet

Generally not affected by pests and diseases.

    White Carpet Companion Plants

    Companion plants for F. repens are ornamental grasses, Achillea species and Adenium obesum (desert rose).

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    Yarrow

    Achillea filipendulina

    How to harvest White Carpet

    Harvest flowers when they appear from September to December.

    How to propagate White Carpet

    Division

    Divide sections with rooted runners. Space 300-460 mm apart. Water daily for a few weeks to reestablish roots. Divide plants every 3-4 years to encourage healthy growth.

    Special features of White Carpet

    Ground cover

    Falkia repens is a reliable groundcover with leaves that are slightly succulent, enabling to withstand high temperatures through conserving water its leaves.

    Other uses of White Carpet

    Ornamental / Landscaping

    Ground cover.

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