Where to grow in my garden?
Will grow on almost no soil so good for bare difficult places.
A good plant for a south-facing rockery.
Habitat: Dry grassland, chalk cliffs and hillsides
Growth Type: Evergreen dwarf shrub
Position: Full sun
Soil Preference: Calcareous
5 Jumbo plug plants.
A very good source of pollen and nectar for honeybees, solitary bees, short-tongued bumblebees, and to a lesser extent, long tongued bees. There are several species of small beetle that feed on the foliage.
It is a caterpillar food plant of the Brown Argus, Green Hairstreak and Silver Studded Blue butterflies.
Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.