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Convolvulus 'White Gladys'

Botanical name: Convolvulus mauritanicus (Syn: C.sabatius) 'White Gladys'
Family: Convulvulaceae
Plant type: Evergreen ground cover.
Plant size: Stems trailing to 1m wide. Up to 15cm tall.
Depth & spacing: Plant with the crown at the soil surface & 1m or more apart.
Watering: Drought tolerant once established but grows & flowers more freely with adequate moisture.
Frost tolerances: Hardy.
Flowering time: Summer.
Preferred soil: Must be well drained.
Preferred aspect: Full sun.
Ideal climates: Cool to temperate .
Pruning: None required except to shape.
Fertilising: Feed annually in early Spring with a general purpose fertiliser.
Uses & comments: This is an easy to grow & versatile plant which is reliable, hardy & requires little maintenance.

This variety was discovered by a home gardener who named it after her late mother who had suffered from Motor Neurone Disease. Part of the plant royalties go towards the MND Ass NSW.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM
Keywords: Convolvulus 'White Gladys', plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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