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Arenaria purpurascens

Common name sandwort
Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers pale pink (late spring)
Size 2-4"
Light sun
Cultural notes prefers moist but well-drained soil

Grows at medium altitudes in the Pyrenees mountains. Forms a tidy mat with starry flowers on wiry stems above.

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 '13/'14 exchange. Baggy 70F (2w) - 35F (6w) - 70F (80%G, 3-14d)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (3w; 3%G, 9d) - 35F (25d) - 70F (2w; no G)

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