Wulfenia carinthiaca 'Alba'

Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: damp alpine grassland

 

Soil: with humus and grit

 

Height: 20 cm

 

Flowering: late summer

 

Width: 20 cm

           


           

A small genus of alpine plants with just two species, with leathery, rounded, fresh green leaves, and short spikes packed with tubular flowers, usually bright blue but sometimes white. Limited to a couple of small areas of the Carnic Alps and the Balkans.

Wulfenia carinthiaca 'Alba' is the white-flowered form of a plant that is usually blue, with spikes of tubular white flowers above the leaves in late summer, compact enough to find a place in the rock garden. The dark-green scalloped foliage is evergreen.
WCD-1
1 litre pot £6.00

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invisible.gif Wulfenia carinthiaca has small tufts of leaves producing flowering stems, packed for the top third of their length with deep violet blue flowers.