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Hypsela reniformis (Pixie carpet)

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1 hour care
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Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Hypsela reniformis

Other names: Pixie carpet, Hypsela longiflora

Genus: Hypsela

Species: H. reniformis - H. reniformis is a low, dense mat-forming perennial. It has fleshy, heart-shaped leaves and pink, star-shaped flowers from spring to summer.

Hypsela reniformis is: Evergreen

Flower: Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in All seasons

Habit: Dense, Mat Forming, Spreading

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Pests: Generaly pest free

Diseases: Generally disease free

General care

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Hypsela reniformis (Pixie carpet) will reach a height of 0.02m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock, Underplanting, Waterside

Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining soil in a shady position.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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