Crosswort Pretty Pink Crucianella Phuopsis Stylosa is a low-growing, hardy perennial plant native to Asia and Europe. Crosswort Pretty Pink seeds can be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Also commonly called Caucasian Crosswort, Creeping Crosswort, and Large-Styled Crosswort, this low-spreading, mat-forming, semi-evergreen ground cover has unique, narrow-leaved, deep-green, aromatic foliage foliage and blooms with globular clusters of fragrant, light-pink, tiny flowers. Crosswort blooms from summer to fall, and its scented flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Pink Crosswort is one of the best fast-growing and low-spreading, flowering ground covers that is also suitable for borders, rock gardens, mass planting, and containers. Crucianella Phuopsis Stylosa seeds need light to germinate, and the established Crosswort plant grows best in full sun or partial shade requiring moderately fertile, moist, but well drained soil. Creeping Crosswort tolerates drought and poor soil conditions.
Height: 8 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Moist well-drained
USDA Zones: 5-9
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 21-45 Days