B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Silene argaea is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
ROSE to RED
tiny, hairy, in tight tufts
|Height, in meters: 0.1
Height, in feet: 0.33
|Silene argaea sales history
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|75||: Natives of Asia Minor and Introductions|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Silene argaea seeds will usually germinate in 15-20 days.
Can be sown in situ.