15 cms. Silvery green, rounded leaves and masses of brilliant magenta flowers with blackish red centres for weeks. Alpine, Rockeries, scree or in troughs and sinks. Sun. Neat clump. Winter dormant.
To 15 cms. Rich velvety red, beautiful colour. Spring to early summer flowrering. Part shade.
(Rock Soapwort). Low growing, creeping plant, useful for spilling down sunny slopes or over rock walls. Plants form a low mound of bright-green leaves, literally smothered by starry pink flowers in late spring. Also useful as an edging in the sunny border, and worth considering in tubs or pots. Prune plants back hard immediately after blooming, to maintain a compact habit. Drought tolerant once established. Semi-Evergreen.
A superior variety. To 80 cms. Forms a compact mould. Long stems bear large, frilly white blooms summer to autumn, that are ideal for picking. Sun or part shade. Lovely, popular border perennial.
To 75 cms. Lance-shaped leaves and panicles of pretty, fragrant, white flowers with a pink blush, in summer and autumn. Moist but free draining soil in sun or light shade. Some winter dormancy.