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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  auriculata Sm. 
SynonymsSilenanthe auriculata (Sm.) Tzvelev
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceItaly
rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description shortly pubescent, leaves short, oblong-lanceolate, acute, densely ciliate, flowers 1-3, calyx viscid, pale red, campanulate, lobes acute, petals bifid
Size10-15cm
Coloryellowish red
Bloomlate summer
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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