< 5 cm
August - September
well drained, moist
seems fairly hardy
Cyananthus is a genus of around 30 species in the family Campanulaceae, all of which are native to high mountain areas in Central- and E-Asia, many in the Himalayas. They are usually ground hugging perennials with fairly large flowers, usually blue, but sometimes white or yellow.
Basal cuttings in early summer.
A stalk without buds is torn off at the base and planted in soil mixed with pumice and kept in a sheltered spot out of strong sunlight until the cutting is rooted.
Seed – sown in September - November.
Seed just covered and stored outside or in a refrigeration until March, the brought inside and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination.
A ground hugging rock garden plant with small leaves and relatively large, blue flowers. It needs well drained, acid soil and a sunny place.