Rock Garden Plants
Coris  monspeliensis L.   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Coris  monspeliensis L. 
SynonymsCoris purpurea St.-Lag.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern Africa
sands and rocks
Altitude0-1700m
Description leaves linear, coriaceous, to 2cm long, leaves more or less involute, the upper sometimes sharply dentate, flowers 9-12mm across, in short dense raceme
Size10-30cm
Colorrose, purple, blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý