Height: 2-4" (5-10cm) Flowering Time: Spring, summer Flower Colour: White. ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Dilleniiidae (Dillenia Superorder) Order: Capparales (Caper Order) Family: Brassicaceae (Cabbage Family)
Genus: Pritzelago (Hutchinsia) Species: alpina (from the Alps) ____________________________________
Pritzelago alpina, better known by its old name, Hutchinsia alpina, is an elegant plant for the rockery or trough, forming neat spreading mats of bright green ferny leaves, topped with dense clusters of tiny white flowers from spring to autumn. Even out of flower, the plants are attractive, as it is an evergreen.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Outside (48 days)Winter
Outside (70 days)
Seed Pod The seedpod is a flat pod with a point.
Seed The seeds are yellowish flattish drops. There are few seeds in a seed pod.
Seedling The seedling is small with ferny leaves.
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