Sarcocornia quinqueflora
SAMPHIRE, GLASS WORT
Amaranthaceae-Chenopodioideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
0.25m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

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Flowers: white-green

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: blue-green; flushed red
 
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Sarcocornia quinqueflora
SAMPHIRE, GLASS WORT
Amaranthaceae-Chenopodioideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
0.25m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

FEATURES

Flowers: white-green

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: blue-green; flushed red


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits dry style & coastal designs

Uses: mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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