Fairy Foxglove, starflower (Erinus alpinus) – native flowers in Ireland, Europe

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Fairy Foxglove, starflower (Erinus alpinus) - native flowers in Ireland, Europe

By Bonnie L. Grant Fairy foxglove is in the genus Erinus. What is fairy foxglove? It is a sweet little alpine plant native to central and southern Europe that adds charm to the rockery or perennial garden. The plant is adaptable to either full sun or partial shade and fairy foxglove care is a breeze, making it a versatile and easy plant for the landscape. Read on for more information on how to grow fairy foxglove plants. Fairy Foxglove Information Erinus alpinus is a low growing plant that spreads slowly, making a carpet of delicate little flowers and long, narrow leaves. It is also known as starflower or alpine balsam. Fairy foxglove information states that it is a short lived perennial, but it can reseed itself or be propagated by rooting the rosettes. Try growing fairy foxglove plants in your alpine garden and enjoy their pleasant ease-of-care nature and cheery

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