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A. grandiflorum is native to the Middle East.

A. grandiflorum forms a pleasingly loose clump.

Persian Stonecress
Aethionema grandiflorum


Racemes of pink flowers nod at the ends of simple branched stems of linear-oblong gray-green leaves.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: cushion mound or small clump

Plant Use: Rock gardens, on walls, in the front of a border

Light Requirement: full sun

Flower Color:
Bloom Period:
late spring
early summer
Height: Minimum: 8 inches      Maximum: 10 inches

Width: Minimum: 12 inches     Maximum: 18 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Grown easily from seed.

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