A hardy, clump forming, evergreen, perennial alpine. This ever-popular variety has an upright habit with well formed vivid red flowers, foliage is bluish in tone. Flowering period: May – July. Height: 15cm. Spread: 25cm. Plant likes full sun, partial shade in free draining soil. This plant should survive a normal winter in most places in the country – but protect from the hardest of frosts.