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Asyneuma pulvinatum (Turkish asyneuma)

Intermediate
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Asyneuma pulvinatum

Other names

Turkish asyneuma

Genus

Asyneuma Asyneuma

Species

A. pulvinatum - A. pulvinatum is a dense, cushion-forming, deciduous perennial with rosettes of narrowly elliptic, blue- to grey-green leaves and single or simple racemes of star-shaped, pale lavender-blue flowers from summer into autumn.


Asyneuma pulvinatum is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Lavender in Summer; Lavender in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs Snails , Slugs

General care

Propagation

Sow seed in a cold frame in containers in a cold frame in spring. Resents transplanting. Divide carefully in spring.

Propagation methods

Seed, Division


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Where to grow

Asyneuma pulvinatum (Turkish asyneuma) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Underplanting

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Suitable for a rock garden or trough. Does not tolerate wet or waterlogged conditions in winter. Alternatively, grow in an alpine house.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

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)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Asyneuma pulvinatum

Other names

Turkish asyneuma

Genus

Asyneuma Asyneuma

Species

A. pulvinatum - A. pulvinatum is a dense, cushion-forming, deciduous perennial with rosettes of narrowly elliptic, blue- to grey-green leaves and single or simple racemes of star-shaped, pale lavender-blue flowers from summer into autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Lavender in Summer; Lavender in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs

General care

Propagation

Sow seed in a cold frame in containers in a cold frame in spring. Resents transplanting. Divide carefully in spring.

Propagation methods

Seed, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Asyneuma pulvinatum (Turkish asyneuma) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Underplanting

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Suitable for a rock garden or trough. Does not tolerate wet or waterlogged conditions in winter. Alternatively, grow in an alpine house.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

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 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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