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Aethionema saxatile

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aethionema (ee-thee-oh-NEE-muh) (Info)
Species: saxatile (saks-A-til-ee) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Tammy On Nov 5, 2005, Tammy from Barto, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Very pretty silver foliage & pink bloom. Does tend to self seed a bit.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Barto, Pennsylvania
Knoxville, Tennessee



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