Native Region: Alps
Zone Range: 03-08
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 22 July, 2012
Seed count: 30-40
Cushion-forming species pink with dark green leaves that bears solitary, single pink flowers in summer. Height and spread 3-4 inches.
Sow seed in containers in a coldframe in autumn or spring. If sowing in spring it is possible that cold stratification could help improve germination, which can be erratic. Grow in full sun in well-drained, humus-rich neutral to slightly alkaline soil. For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.