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Sandwort

Arenaria montana

Also known as

Alpine sandwort

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sandwort Overview

This species is from Southwest Europe, the leaves are grey-green and about 3.5cm long. The flowers are white with yellow green centres.

How to propagate Sandwort

Cuttings

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

Division

Seed

Seeds in the autumn or spring.

Special features of Sandwort

Ground cover

Other uses of Sandwort

Walls, rock garden, banks. Spring/summer interest.