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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Dionysia genus. This genus consists of about 40 species of evergreen, cushion forming perennials. They are popular alpine plants, which will usually grow in moist shaded crevices between the rocks. They will produce single yellow flowers which are trumpet-shaped. Grow them in an alpine house with sun and very gritty, well drained soil. You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer. Watch out because they are susceptible to botytris.

Characteristics

Perennials, Evergreens, Fragrants

Origin

Turkey, Asia

Cultivation

Position deep collar of grit under cushion and ensure good ventilation at all times.

Propagation

Propagate from seed, division or softwood cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Is susceptible to botytris.

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