Low spreading shrub 20cm x 90cm. Profusion of tubular white flowers with purple, red or yellow markings in the throat November to April. An alpine plant it prefers well drained moist soils in full sun or part shade. Summer water required in drier districts. Frost and snow tolerant. Pretty in both native and cottage gardens. Good for borders, massed plantings and containers.
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