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Arenaria grandiflora

Arenaria grandiflora
large-flowered sandwort

Common name large-flowered sandwort
Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5)
Flowers white (spring)
Size 5"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate June

Mat-forming perennial from the Alps and Pyrenees, carrying white flowers over a mat of needle-like leaves.

Arenaria grandiflora
Thriving in the rock garden
large-flowered sandwort
And doing nicely in a trough
Arenaria grandiflora
First-year plant, looking perky in a trough

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

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F (92%G, 5-12d).
    Also baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (100%G, 4-7d).
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (87%G, 7-13d)
  3. Seed from '14 garden. Baggy 70F (78%G, 5-9d)
  4. Seed from '15 garden. Baggy 70F (no G, 3w)

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