ACMADENIA alternifolia

Small leaves and pink flowers
  • Evergreen
    Downy, alternate leaves, folded along the midrib
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Deep pink
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Erect, many-branched shrub. Flowers in groups of 3-6 on terminal shoots
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun

ACMADENIA alternifolia

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£17.50 each 
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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Vulnerable
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    South Africa (Southern Cape)
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Rockery (inc alpine)
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  50cm (20in)
 

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