Milkwhite Rock Jasmine
May - June
well drained, gritty
grows well, given sharp drainage
Alps and Carpathians
The genus Androsace belongs to the family Primulaceae. The genus contains around 100 species, all of which are high alpines which grow best in gritty soil in full sun.
Seed – needs cold stratification, best sown in September - November.
Seed just covered and stored for 2-4 weeks at 20°C (68°F) and then it‘s moved outside until germination. Germination can be slow, seed may germinate a year later, so it‘s important not to throw it away prematurely. Optimum germination temperature is 5-12°C (40-55°F).
Spring flowering alpine bearing white flowers in May - June. It needs a sunny position and sharp drainage. Prefers gritty, calcareous soil and grows well given those conditions.