are many garden hybrids to choose from although C. solida
“George Baker” is the most popular probably because it
is so good and readily available.
others are: “Blushing
“Beth Evans” - pink
“Prasil Strain” - rich red
- rich purple
are likely to be purplish as the hybrids do not come true
from seed. There
are white varieties available too.
this is a lovely and easy plant it is hardly surprising
that it is to be found in so many alpine enthusiasts’
gardens; in pots, troughs, screes, rock gardens and
borders. If you haven’t got it