Fairy Foxglove (Erinus alpinus)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4-6 inches (10-15 cm)
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches (15-20 cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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chelle On October 28, 2014 Transplanted
Moved into rock garden, 2014 w/s seedling, NW top tier.
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What type of plant is this? by odegruijter Mar 12, 2020 12:06 PM 5
Alpines - seed starting - sprouting mixes and methods used by chelle Oct 15, 2014 8:54 AM 65

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