Our Seasonal Alpine Collection consists of a varied range of popular evergreen Alpine varieties. Each pack of 6 pots will be made up from a selection of the following species:
Armeria maritima Nifty Thrifty
Armeria maritima Vesuvius
Campanula Dicksons Gold
Phlox Amazing Grace
Phlox Candy Stripe
Phlox subulata Atropurpurea
Potentilla verna Nana
Saxifraga Silver Cushion
Sedum Acre Aureum
Sedum Cape Blanco
Silene Druetts Variegated
Thymus Doone Valley
Thymus Golden Queen
Thymus Silver Posie
These Alpine plants are wonderfully varied and will give you a selection of compact, pretty, ground-cover plants that are often seen as nature's carpet. Featuring small, vibrantly colourful flowers and a variety of leaf shape and colour, alpines also remain one of the most hardy plants and therefore ideal for the UK climate.
Perfect for cottage gardens, rock gardens, gravel beds, banks and slopes or used as an edging plant or general ground cover, these adaptable little gems can grow in the most challenging of locations. However, they are equally at home planted into a lovely trough or other container, where they can be appreciated, up close and personal, for their delightful and individual attributes.
Most alpines in this collection will prefer fertile, well-drained soil, however they are also very adaptable to poorer soils and many are quite drought and even salt tolerant meaning that they will withstand challenging environmental conditions. For light, they do best in full sun although some will tolerate partial shade also.
Pruning and maintenance is very little if any at all with alpines as they are exceptionally easy to grow and remain fairly compact. Simply dead-head the flowers after they are spent on flowering varieties and this will encourage bloom production for the season. Being very hardy they are generally disease free and (with the exception of the usual slugs and snails), pest resistant which is also advantageous for the occasional or novice gardener.
is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:
|Packaging Type||Standard Delivery Charge||Minimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery|
|Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)||£12 delivery charge (orders up to £100 incl VAT) ||Orders of £100 and over - FREE|
|Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)||£12 delivery charge (orders up to £100 incl VAT) ||Orders of £100 and over - FREE|
|Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)||£18 delivery charge (orders up to £120 incl VAT)||Orders of £120 and over - FREE|
|Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)||£60 delivery charge (orders up to £240 incl VAT)||Orders of £240 and over - FREE|
There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern and Southern Ireland.)It's Quick!
- Please note current delivery is 3 - 7 working days! (Some trees can be 7-10 days as standard - see product pages for info.)Next Day Delivery is Available
- We can offer next day delivery on eligible species and sizes for an additional £12 incl VAT. Call 01257 263 873
to find out if your order is eligible.It's Convenient
- no need to wait in all day to sign, we don't need a signature (the odd, larger order may require a signature but will be delivered at a mutually agreeable time)It's Tried & Tested
- we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care
* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after
any discounts have been applied.
Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee
Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page
for full details.