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A picture of a Aurinia

Aurinia

Aurinia spp.

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Full Sun
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Aurinia Overview

Small genus of 10 species of biennial or woody, evergreen perennial plants which produce panicles of yellow or white flowers early in summer. Their natural habitat is mountains in Central and Southern Europe, in Russia and also Turkey. Thus this genus does well in rock gardens, in dry, well-draining soil and will spread in clumps.

Common problems with Aurinia

How to propagate Aurinia

Cuttings

You can propagate by softwood and greenwood cuttings in the early summer.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn.

Special features of Aurinia

Hedge plant

Other uses of Aurinia

Grown for their grey-green foliage and showy flower sprays. Is suitable for rock gardens, walls and banks.