Hornungia alpina
Hornungia alpina
Hornungia alpina
Hornungia alpina

Hornungia alpina

syn. Pritzelago alpina and Hutchinsia alpina

Chamois Cress

Brassicaceae

Height

5 -10 cm

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

May - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

mountains in Europe

Hornungia, is a small genus of three species native to mountain regions of Eurasia. It belongs to the Brassicaceae family and was formerly named  Pritzelago and before that Hutchinsia , both of which are accepted synonyms.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in January - March.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Hardy rock garden plant that forms a mat of finely divided leaves covered with white flowers. Has a prolonged
flowering time.

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