Silvery Dwarf Harebell
5 - 10 cm
June - July
well drained, gritty
neutral - alkaline
sensitive to winter wet
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.
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.