Botanical name: Anagallis tenella
Other names: Bog pimpernel
Species: A. tenella - A. tenella is a mat-forming perennial with tight, bright green leaves and upright, bell-shaped, pink stripped flowers that almost cover the foliage in late spring and early summer.
Anagallis tenella is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink, Striped in Spring; Pink, Striped in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Mat Forming, Spreading, Trailing
Specific pests: Aphids
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation: Don't live that long so propagate regularily.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Anagallis tenella (Bog pimpernel) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers
Cultivation: Required moderately fertile soil in a sheltered possition. Overwinter in a glass house.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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