Edraianthus pumilio
Edraianthus pumilio
Edraianthus pumilio
Edraianthus pumilio
Edraianthus pumilio
Edraianthus pumilio

Edraianthus pumilio

Silvery Dwarf Harebell

Campanulaceae

Height

5 - 10 cm

Flower colour

purple

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

sensitive to winter wet

Plant range

Dalmatian mountains in southern Croatia

The genus Edraianthus belongs to the bellflower family, Campanulaceae. It's a small genus of similar species native to the Balkan peninsula. They are  mound forming alpines with threadlike foliage and bell shaped flowers on short flower stalks. They prefer to grow in crevices between rocks in full sun and dislike wet winter conditions.

Propagation:


Seed - sown in January.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. Germination can take 3 months.

The seed can also be sown in fall and stored outside until spring and then moved to 20°C (68°F) 

Alpine plant that thrives best in gritty, calcareous soil. Sensitive to winter wet.

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