Succulent native to western Asia. Rosettes of blue-green leaves, white to pale pink flowers. Hardiness is a question, but certainly enhanced by good drainage. The photo above right was taken of subsp. glaucophyllum in July of its first year. Both seedlings made it through their first winter, and one of them made it through its second season, planted in a cranny of our rock garden (above left). That was as it, though – it disappeared soon afterwards.
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The more recent crop of seedlings are from subsp. pestalozzae. I hope to keep them alive long enough to see their real habit.
|subsp. pestalozzae seedlings |
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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|scotsgran||Apr 18, 2015||I bought seeds in this years SRGC seed exchange. I found your description of the seeds and how to sow them very helpful. Thankyou. |
- Seed for ssp. glaucophylla from NARGS '08/'09 exchange. Sprinkled dust-like seed on top of pot with sandy mix (70F; two out of many germinated, 3-4w)
- Same seed as above. Sprinkled on top of pot with regular PgX mix, 70F (8 out of many germinated, 3-5w)
- Seed for ssp. pestalozzae from NARGS '13/'14 exchange, cold-stored. Baggy 70F with light (14/many G, 6-24d)
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