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Phyteuma scheuchzeri

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Phyteuma scheuchzeri - Horned Rampion

More About Phyteuma scheuchzeri

  • Violet-blue flowers form unique, spiked, ball-shaped clusters
  • The spikes are very soft petals with rounded edges and delicate spirals at the tips
  • Low, mounding habit with linear-shaped, gray-green foliage
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer

Zone:

5

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Violet
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Horned Rampion Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade and is drought tolerant once established. Often listed as a Zone 6, evergreen perennial it has survived in our display gardens for several years in Zone 5, but does not remain evergreen. Prune after flowering to maintain shape.  


Phyteuma scheuchzeri Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Border/edging