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Silene zawadzkii

Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white
Size 12"
Light part-full shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Glossy leaves stay in low rosettes, with flowers rising above. Good for a partly shaded rock garden. Native to the Carpathian mountains.
Thus far, my two attempts to grow this have come to naught. A third attempt is underway.

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 HPS/MAG '07/'08 exchange. Baggy 70F (67%G, 4-13d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (86%G, 4-10d)
  3. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (90%G, 5-11d)
  4. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (76%G, 10-17d)

Maintains it viability nicely over several years.

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