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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  dyris Maire 
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-3700m
Description green, shortly pubescent, eglandular, leaves in rosette to 15mm, obovate-oblong, abruptly shortly acuminate, gradually attenuate to petiolate base, flowers solitary
Size5-12cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
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
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
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