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botanical name:
Soldanella montana
Soldanella montana © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Snowbell
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Mounding evergreen perennial with rounded or kidney-shape, shallowly toothed, leathery green leaves, tinted violet on the undersides. In spring, slender stems carry small pendant, bell-shaped, lavender-blue flowers with fringed petals.

cultivation:
Humus rich, moist but sharply drained, neutral to acid soil, in full sun or part shade in mild areas. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

propagation:
By seed or division.

usage:
Rock garden, raised peat bed or alpine house.

other notes:
From mountain areas of central Europe.

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