Lampranthus Mauve Explosion

Height 40cm
Spread 80cm
Full sun
Dry Tolerant
Frost Hardy
Botanical Name: Lampranthus spectabilis Mauve Explosion

Variety Profile

  • Easy care plant for summer displays.
  • Mauve coloured flowers are produced in profusion from late spring into summer with spot flowering over remainder of year.
  • Succulent foliage forms a low growing mound.
  • Hardy, easy to grow and very dry tolerant once established.

Cultural Care

Grows well in most soil types which are well draining and in a sunny location. Do not over water. No pruning generally required. An application of slow release fertiliser during spring would be beneficial to overall performance.

Plant Uses

  • Mass plant difficult sites as a fast growing, low maintenance ground cover.
  • Contemporary gardens, mixed borders or cascading over walls and embankments.
  • Containers or general garden use.

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