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Androsace carnea x pyrenaica (Hybrid rock jasmine)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.05m
Max height
0.15m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Androsace carnea x pyrenaica

Other names

Hybrid rock jasmine

Genus

Androsace Androsace

Species

A. carnea x pyrenaica - A. carnea x pyrenaica is a cushion-forming, evergreen perennial with rosettes of small, hairy, broadly linear, mid-green leaves and short stems bearing pink flowers in spring.


Androsace carnea x pyrenaica is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation

Root rosettes in summer. Avoid getting leaves wet.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Androsace carnea x pyrenaica (Hybrid rock jasmine) will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in gritty, moist but well-drained soil in sun. Suitable for rock garden or wall crevices.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Androsace carnea x pyrenaica

Other names

Hybrid rock jasmine

Genus

Androsace Androsace

Species

A. carnea x pyrenaica - A. carnea x pyrenaica is a cushion-forming, evergreen perennial with rosettes of small, hairy, broadly linear, mid-green leaves and short stems bearing pink flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation

Root rosettes in summer. Avoid getting leaves wet.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Androsace carnea x pyrenaica (Hybrid rock jasmine) will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in gritty, moist but well-drained soil in sun. Suitable for rock garden or wall crevices.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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