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Paronychia kapela ssp. serpyllifolia
Silver Nailwort; Thyme Leaved Nailwort

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FAMILY Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)  Other Plants in the Pink Family
HABIT Herbaceous (Non-woody)
RANGE Europe (Pyrenees, Alps)
FLOWERS White
FOLIAGE COLOR Silver (Silvery-green)
LANDSCAPE USES Groundhugging carpeter for a rock garden with tiny silvery green lleaves and white flowers in early summer.
BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION The leaves are densely crowded, 3 mm long, usually 2-ranked, elliptic, and strongly ciliate. The calyx is 1/16 inch long. The cymes are 3/4 inch wide and enclosed by silvery-white, papery bracts.
HARDINESS USDA Zone 7 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Full Sun
Location Map for Paronychia kapela ssp. serpyllifolia (Silver Nailwort; Thyme Leaved Nailwort) - 3 Map Locations Found
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Individual Location for Paronychia kapela ssp. serpyllifolia:
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Number
Year Location
810447*1 1981 Rock Alpine Garden
810447*3 1981 Rock Alpine Garden
072846*1 2007 Green Roof 1

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Paronychia kapela ssp. serpyllifolia has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
 
2006

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