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Aethionema glaucinum

 
Aethionema glaucinum

Family brassicaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers pink
Size 6"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Pink flowers Look like they'll be fairly typical for aethionema – I have yet to notice flowers on our single surviving plant, grown from seed four years ago. The foliage is finer than that of other aethionemas we've grown – almost needle-like. Which is quite pleasing to look at up close, but easy to miss because the plant is quite small.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: rock garden

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '09/'10 exchange. Baggy 70F (23d; 53%G, 5-19d) - 35F (4w; 6%G, 14d) - 70F (30%G, 7d)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (18d; 55%G, 6-17d)


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