Where to plant in my garden?
This mound forming coastal plant looks beautiful in a rock garden.
Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering.
Needs regular watering in pots
Habitat: Maritime grasslands, cliffs & saltmarsh
Growth Type: Evergreen perennial
Position: Full sun to semi shade
Soil Preference: Acid to neutral
RHS Perfect for Pollinators
5 Bare root plants
A compact, evergreen perennial, forming low clumps from which long stems of soft pink blooms emerge in summer.
Pollen and nectar rich flowers attract bees, butterflies/moths and other pollinators.
In Welsh it is known as Clustog Fair, meaning Mary’s Pillow in reference to its cushion-like clumps of leaves.
It is the county flower of Pembrokeshire.
A caterpillar food plant of the Thrift Clearwing Moth and Black-Banded Wave Moth.
Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.