MOUNTAIN SANDWORT Arenaria montana
Arenaria montana, the mountain sandwort, is an evergreen perennial growing 14–22 cm (6–9 in) tall. From mid to late Spring it produces dense clumps of white to near-white flowers approximately 2.5 cm (1 in) in diameter borne on cymes of 2 to 10 flowers each.
Arenaria montana prefers well drained, sandy to sandy loam soils, of moderate (pH 5.5 to 7.5) acidity. It can be grown in regular or moist soils.
This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Type: Hardy perennial
Hardiness zones: 3-8
Location: Sun or part
Germination: Germinates in 15-30 days at room temperature. Do not cover the seeds as light is required for germination.