Plant Number: 1.093.100  
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Cushion Bolax
Azorella trifurcata ‘Nana’

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  This bizarre plant looks soft and feathery in appearance but actually has a hard, brittle texture. It slowly creeps to form a bun or cushion, at home in the rock garden, alpine trough or in paving cracks. Tiny yellow flowers appear in summer. Requires excellent drainage: consider growing with a mulch of pea-gravel. Performs especially well in an alpine scree garden. Evergreen. Proving to be hardier than expected, possibly good to Zone 3 or colder, though native to the Falkland Islands. Also known as Bolax glebaria

Zone 4 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type
  Normal
  Sandy

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Average
  Dry

Care Level
  Moderate

Foot Traffic
  Moderate

Rate of Spread
  Slow
Flower Colour
  Yellow

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Between Flagstones
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

Height
   2-4 cm
   1-2 inches

Spread
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches



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