Friday, 8 May 2015

Horminum pyrenaicum - two forms

Horminum pyrenaicum
A choice Pyrenean alpine making lush rosettes of crinkly leaves with one-sided spikes of rich dark purple flowers in spring. Good for planting in a crevice between rocks, Like many true alpines, although they need good drainage they don't cope well with drought.
Big plants in 2L pots ~ £7

Horminum pyrenaicum alboviolaceum
Horminum pyrenaicum alboviolaceum
A form with white flowers tinged with violet at the edges. Very pretty.
1L pots ~ £5

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