Paronychia kapela

Paronychia kapela

Paronychia kapelais a small shrub with gray-green evergreen carpet. The Small white flowers are enclosed in silvery bracts. This plant is drought tolerant and adapted to porous and rocky soils.


Common NameNailwort
Botanical nameParonychia kapela
Family Caryophyllaceae
Life CyclePerennial
Basic Colourwhite
Height 2 -> 4 cm
HabitatRustic stone soil
Sunny rocky cracks
Altitude600 -> 2600 m
Bloom TimeMay -> July
Plant TypeHerbs, Medicinal
Fruit TypeAchene
different tolerancesDrought tolerant
Used PartsFlower, Leaf
Plant UsesMedicine
USDA Zone4 (-35), 7 (-17)
Sun Exposurefull sun
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry, Moist, Wet
Soil Type Sandy, Stony
PropagationSelf sows

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