July - August
sun - partial shade
humus rich, well drained, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
mountains in S-Europe
Adenostyles is a genus in the family Asteraceae. It is a small genus of three species all native to the Alps.
Division in spring.
Seed - sown in January - February.
Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. If there is no germination after 4 weeks, it should be refrigerated for 2-4 weeks and then moved back to 20°C (68°F).
Low growing alpine native to moist, shady areas in mountains of S-Europe. In Iceland it grows best in sun or partial shade in well drained soil. Hardy.