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Horminum pyrenaicum
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Dragon’s Mouth

Horminum pyrenaicum

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<i>Horminum pyrenaicum</i>

Horminum

Horminum pyrenaicum full sun  partial shade

Hailing from the rocky crevices and grasslands of the Pyrenees and Alps in Western Europe, this alpine gem makes a winsome addition to any rock garden, stone wall or steps. Quilted leaves—deep green, scalloped and glossy—comprise a tidy semievergreen rosette that produces dainty upright spires of Penstemon-like violet-hued flowers.

Easily cultivated in a well-drained niche, either lean or rich, Dragon’s Mouth can be massed with other low growing perennials such as Marrubium incanum and Dracocephalum to create a tapestry-styled ground cover.

Blooms July – August.

Size: 8"–12" high x 8"–10" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Horminum pyrenaicum (P-1653)
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