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Ramonda

Ramonda spp.

Ramonda myconi 'alba' by http://www.fleurs-des-montagnes.net (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ramonda Overview

Ramonda is a small genus containing just 3 species of evergreen perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae. These species are native to parts of Southern Europe, where they inhabit mountainous, shady, rocky areas. They form basal rosettes of crinkled leaves and saucer-shaped flowers in late Spring. They thrive in a shady area of the garden and they prefer to grow on their side as they would in their native mountainous habitat to prevent water accumulating in the rosette of leaves.

Common problems with Ramonda

How to propagate Ramonda

Cuttings

Leaf cuttings or seed in early autumn.

Seed

Special features of Ramonda

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Ramonda

Grown for their rosettes of rounded, crinkled, hairy leaves and for their flowers. Useful for rock gardens and peat walls.

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