Aethionema schistosum (Fragrant Persian Stonecress) Seeds
Aethionema schistosum
(Persian Stonecress)

25 seeds   $3.00

Aethionema schistosum forms a symetrical mound of blue-green leaves covered with fragrant, pale pink flowers in spring. The color and fragrance remind me of cotton candy.

Aethionema schistosum is a wonderful rock garden plant. It tolerates drought and poor soil, including alkaline soil. It needs well-drained soil to overwinter. It won the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Also known as Fragrant Persian Stonecress, Aethionema grandiflorum, and Aethionema pulchellum. Hardy in zones 4-8.

height 10"  spacing 12"

Sowing Aethionema schistosum Seeds

Start aethionema seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun. Well-drained soil.

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