Bruckenthalia

Bruckenthalia is a genus of plants consisting of only one species, Bruckenthalia spiculifolia (spike heath) an evergreen shrub native to southeastern Europe and Asia Minor. It is a dwarf and heath-like plant to 10 in high. Suitable for rock gardens and borders. Leaves are dark green. The flowers in terminal clusters of rose-pink, bell-shaped appear in early summer.

Bruckenthalia
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Bruckenthalia spiculifolia
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Bruckenthalia

Species:
B. spiculifolia
Binomial name
Bruckenthalia spiculifolia
(Salisb.) Rchb.

Cultivation The plant prefers sandy peat with lime-free. Propagate from seed, cuttings or division.

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