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Androsace darvasica

Family primulaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white
Size 3"
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Small tufted perennial for the rock garden, best grown in a protected position where it won't be easily overrun by larger neighbors.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '09/'10 exchange. Baggy 70F (17d) -35F (4w) - 70F (25d; no G
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 70F (3w) - 35F (10w; 68%G, 4-9w) - 70F with light (16%G, 2-5d)

Longer cold period apparently required for germination. I had trouble getting germinated seeds to grow into viable seedlings, with low survival rate.

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