A low growing species reaching 8 inches in height with lilac-rose colored flowers with yellow throats. Spring blooming. Leaves white hairy underneath.
Native to central Asia were it is found growing in wet meadows, marshes and valley thickets. Sow seeds in a small plastic bag with some moist seed mix and seal up-and leave at room temp for three weeks, then move to the fridge for 10 weeks. Sow and keep at F 55 for germination. Use 3 weeks warm(65-80F), 10 weeks cold(30-39F), and 55-65F for germination.