Rock Garden Plants
Silene  mollissima (L.) Pers.   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  mollissima (L.) Pers. 
SynonymsCucubalus mollissimus L. (basionym)
Territory Southwestern EuropeBaleares
rocks
Altitude0-50m
Description white lanate-tomentose, leaves in rosette, obovate, oblong or lanceolate, shortly acuminate, long attenuate to petiole, stem leaves sessile, lanceolate, flowers 15mm
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
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
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý