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PlantFiles: Schivereckia
Schivereckia podolica

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Schivereckia (shi-ver-EK-ee-a) (Info)
Species: podolica (poh-DOH-lee-ka) (Info)

Synonym:Alyssum podolicum
Synonym:Schivereckia kuznezovii
Synonym:Schivereckia mutabilis

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jrtinker On Jul 18, 2012, jrtinker from Palmer, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

This plant is behaving as a monocarpic biennial for me. It may bloom first season from seed if started earliy enough, but the best show comes from a plant that overwinters. Seems to be very drought tolerant, and self sows in a friendly way.

Regional...

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

Palmer, Alaska
Parker, Colorado



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