Beautiful prickly thrift Acantholimon venustum

beautiful prickly thrift


A. venustum is a small, cushion-forming, evergreen sub-shrub with densely packed, grey-green, needle-like leaves and pink flowers borne in short, upright spikes in summer, followed by papery seed heads

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      beautiful prickly thrift

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning needed

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Gravel Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in spring, or by semi-ripe cuttings taken in late summer

  • insectPests

    Generally problem free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally problem free