10 - 15 cm
April - May
humus-rich, well drained, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
mountains in Europe
Soldanella, is a small genus in the primrose family, Primulaceae, native to mountain areas in Europe. They grow in moist meadows, woodlands and rocky mountainsides.
Division in spring after flowering.
Seed - sown in August - November.
Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) for 2-4 weeks and the stored outside until spring. When it starts to warm up it is moved to 15-20°C (60-68°F) until germination.
A compact alpine that grows best in well drained, moist soil.