Short subshrubs or perennial herbs with evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage and rich, spring flowering.
Latin name: Aethionema armenum
They grow in full sun, in neutral or alkaline soils.
Cultivated in flowerpots, in rock gardens and arrangements.
Propagated by cuttings.
Evergreen perennial with slender, glaucous-green leaves and pink flowers, borne from mid-spring to early summer.