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Prickly thrift Overview
A genus of small evergreen perennial plants. They have evolved from high altitude, open, rocky habitats and make good rock garden and wall plants. They are compact, mat-forming plants with tufted shoots. This fully hardy genus is grown for its attractive funnel-shaped white or pink flowers and tight spiny leaf rosettes.
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How to propagate Prickly thrift
Propagate by softwood cuttings in late spring.
The seed is rarely set in cultivation.
Other uses of Prickly thrift
Grown for the flowers and foliage. Suitable for rock gardens.