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Acantholimon saxifragiforme

Family plumbaginaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers dark pink (summer)
Size 2-4"
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant, needs well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Spiky bluish-gray leaves. Native to Turkey, where it grows on dry rocky slopes.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '14/'15 exchange. Baggy 70F (23%G, 4d). Some more seeds partially germinated, with only leaves developing; most likely these seeds are fragile and easily damaged.

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