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Calandrinia 'Mystique' is an Australian perennial succulent with an attractive mounded habit and profuse bright purple pink flowers from spring to summer and through to autumn. It performs best through the warm months and may be best treated as an annual. Great for pots and for edging and rockeries. All parts of the plant are edible. Best in full sun in well drained sandy soils. Tolerates light frost and heat. A good hardy plant.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Spring.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.