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Silene  barbeyana Boiss.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  barbeyana Boiss. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description leaves linear, glabrous, margins scabrous, floral stems thin, glabrous, one-flowered, apically viscid, calyx 5-6mm long, crateriform, glabrous, corolla lobes obcordate
Size5-10cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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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