Petrorhagia
Petrorhagia 'Pink Starlets'

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petrorhagia (pet-roh-RAG-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Starlets

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Pink

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Constantine, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 5, 2008, EstelleMirage from Ste-Victoire
Canada wrote:

A slow-growing ground cover with small whitish pink flowers of less than 5 mm of diameter. The foliage is very thin. It does not contribute much color or texture to a flower bed. It is very hardy. I live NE of Montreal, Qc at the limit of zones 4b and 5a and it has no problem with our winters so far. In the "Fleurs vivaces, Guide Pratique, Rpertoire illustr" from La Maison des fleurs vivaces, the diferent species of Petrorhagia listed are rated zones 2 to 5b, though DG rates this cultivar no colder than 6a. Is this one more fragile and I have just been lucky so far? They need dry and well drained soil. Mine are in a very sandy soil with lots of snow over them in the winter and away from the wind.