Balearic pearlwort Arenaria balearica

Balearic pearlwort


A slow-growing, mat-forming evergreen perennial just 1cm in height with tiny, oval, glossy light green leaves. White starry flowers 6-10mm across appear from late spring to summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Balearic pearlwort Balearic sandwort Majorca sandwort see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full sun, Partial shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Ground Cover Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, division or basal cuttings

  • insectPests

    Generally pest-free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free