Goniolimon callicomum

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Goniolimon –

There are about 20 species of perennials in this genus. They occur in hot, dry habitats from Southeastern Europe to Mongolia, and in Northwestern Africa. They are grown for their panicles or spike like corymbs of tubular-trumpet shaped, everlasting, white, pink, purple, or red flowers, borne on compressed and flanged, branched stems. Large, smooth, leathery or fleshy leaves are arranged in basal rosettes. They flower best in hot, dry summers or in warm areas. Grow in a perennial or mixed border, or in a cutting garden.

Grow in sandy, well drained soil in full sun.

G. callicomum – This rosette perennial from Siberia grows 4-20″ tall and 12″ wide. It produces oblong-elliptic to lance shaped, fleshy, gray green leaves, 2-4″ long. In early summer it bears upright flowering stems with winged branches, and panicles, 3/4-3″ long, of tubular, rose flowers.

Zones 3-7