Plant of the Month
Alpines come in many shapes and sizes, and are predominantly hard plants. They do not, however, like standing in cold, wet soil so draining must be a key priority when choosing and planting Alpines to grow in your outdoor space.
Alpines are happiest in containers such as troughs or even reclaimed sinks! If possible, house the container in a sheltered spot from rain in winter, so the plants don't sit in wet conditions for too long in the colder months.
- Soil: well-draining
- Rate of growth: slow-growing