Genus of more than 100 species of annual and perennial herbs, mostly evergreen.
Latin name: Androsace sarmentosa
They grow in moist but well-drained, rocky soils. In cold climates they require full sun.
Plant in rock gardens and flowerpots.
Propagated by seeds and cuttings.
Evergreen herbaceous perennial with silver-gray leaves and fuchsia-coloured flowers, borne in late spring and early summer.