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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  dinarica Spreng. 
SynonymsSaponaria baumgartenii Janka
 Xamilenis dinarica (Spreng.) Tzvelev
Territory Southeastern EuropeRomania
rocky slopes
Description leaves linear, ciliate, flowers shortly pedicellate, solitary, calyx reddish, oblong, petals bifid, floral stem with 2-4 pairs of leaves
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Caind
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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