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Arenaria montana


Mountain Sandwort

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.066.050


A very classy little alpine or rock garden plant. his forms a low evergreen cushion of dark green leaves, bearing loads of rather large white flowers during the spring months. In sandy soils, this will root and spread slowly to form a patch. Great for edging paths, between flagstones, in walls or trough gardens. Requires a well-drained site. Easily divided in spring or early fall. Drought tolerant, once established.

Further details for
Arenaria montana

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light

Growth Rate
   Slow













Arenaria montana


Mountain Sandwort

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.066.050


A very classy little alpine or rock garden plant. his forms a low evergreen cushion of dark green leaves, bearing loads of rather large white flowers during the spring months. In sandy soils, this will root and spread slowly to form a patch. Great for edging paths, between flagstones, in walls or trough gardens. Requires a well-drained site. Easily divided in spring or early fall. Drought tolerant, once established.

Further details for
Arenaria montana

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light

Growth Rate
   Slow