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Saponaria  caespitosa DC.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Saponaria  caespitosa DC. 
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocks and scree
Altitude1500-2100m
Description leaves glabrous, linear-lanceolate, at base vaginate, with cartilaginous margins, flowers shortly pedicellate in capitate umbel, petals obovate
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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