June - July
sun - partial shade
well drained, fairly moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
mountains in Italy
Cymbalaria is a genus in the Plantaginaceae family, closely related to the genus Linaria. They are prostrate plants native to W-Europe and the Mediterranean region.
Division in spring.
Seed sown in March.
Seed just covered and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination. After germination it should be kept at a lower temperature with plenty of light so the plants won't become lanky.
A creeping ground cover that is close to impossible to eradicate, so it's important to choose it's position well.
It's a good ground cover where it can spread freely.