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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  cretacea Spreng. 
Territory Eastern EuropeUkraine
steppes
Description leaves carnose, linear, rigid, acuminate, at base ciliate, bracts acute, narrow, with white margins, flowers solitary, calyx cylindrical, glabrous, petals bipartite, lobes oblong
Size15-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, 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
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