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Phemeranthus spinescens

Synonym(s) Talinum spinescens
Common name spiny fameflower
Family portulacaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers pink (early summer)
Size 4-12"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil; drought-tolerant

Perennial native to the U.S. Pacific Northwest with low-growing succulent green leaves. Leafless stems hold clusters of several flowers in early summer. Occurs naturally in dry rocky places.

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 '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (84%G, 5-7d)

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