February 1, 2023
Aethionema Pseudarmenum

Aethionema pseudarmenum or Aethionema polygaloides is a herbaceous perennial or sub-shrub. It is also known as Aethionema recruvum or Stonecress. Aethionema pseudarmenum is part of the Brassicaceae family of plants. it is low-growing. It is native to Europe and West Asia. The cruciform flowers are grown on terminal clusters in shades of pink or white or red. It flowers in spring and early summer.

Aethionema Pseudarmenum
Aethionema pseudarmenum

How to grow Aethionema pseudarmenum:

Plant them in alkaline and well-drained soil. Grow them in the sun. Propagate Aethionema pseudarmenum by softwood cuttings. Deadhead flowers after flowering. It is generally disease-free, but watch out for aphids and red spider mite.

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Aethionema pseudarmenum
Aethionema pseudarmenum
Aethionema pseudarmenum
Aethionema pseudarmenum
Aethionema pseudarmenum at Kew Garden, London, UK

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