Horned Rampion (Phyteuma sieberi)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 8 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Other info: Will self sow well in gravely soil.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Taken at the Reykjavik Botanical Gardens, IcelandDate: 2009-07-16
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Location: Taken at the Reykjavik Botanical Gardens, IcelandDate: 2009-07-16
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2007-06-03
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2006-06-06
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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Dec 1, 2011 6:40 AM

Member of the Campanula family. Basal foliage is often fuzzy.

From Alps and Alpennines (Mountain range in Italy)

May self seed readily.

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