Hardy Plants

Androsace carnea

Type: Hardy perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Color: Pink, rarely white with yellow eye
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Month: April – June
Height: under 4”
Shape: Cushion
Soil: Scree, trough; gritty; light soils without lime
Moisture: well drained; water freely in dry weather and shelter from the sun in summer
Origin: Himalayas, the mountains of central Asia, the Caucasus, and the southern and central Alps and the Pyrenees
Hardiness Zone: 4-7
Propagation: Seed or single rosettes as cuttings in early to mid-summer
Note: Over forty species are known

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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