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Silene  cephallenia Heldr.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  cephallenia Heldr. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreece
rocks
Description stems scabrously pubescent, viscid, leaves lanceolate or linear, on both faces scabrously hirsute, flowers in short panicle, calyx glandular-pubescent, cylindrical
Size8-15cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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