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PlantFiles: Prickly Thrift
Acantholimon caryophyllaceum

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Family: Plumbaginaceae (plum-baj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acantholimon (ak-anth-oh-LY-mon) (Info)
Species: caryophyllaceum (kar-ee-oh-fil-AY-see-um) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Flowers are good for drying and preserving

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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