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A picture of a Corsican Sandwort

Corsican Sandwort

Arenaria balearica

Also known as

Balearic sandwort, Sandwort

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Corsican Sandwort Overview

This plant is native to the Mediterranean it is a dwarf species that produce stems that root as they spread. The leaves are bright green and shiny. The flowers are white and bloom in the spring and summer.

How to propagate Corsican Sandwort

Cuttings

Propagation is by division or softwood cuttings in the early summer.

Division

Seed

Seeds in the autumn or spring.

Special features of Corsican Sandwort

Ground cover

Other uses of Corsican Sandwort

Walls, rock garden, ground cover. Spring/Summer interest.

Shade | Area Specific

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