Hardy Plants

Androsace sarmentosa

Type: hardy perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Color: rose/pink flowers with a dark eye;
Exposure: Sun-part shade
Bloom Month: April-June
Height: 4-5 inches
Shape: trailing mat; 12-18 inches
Soil: scree, trough, wall – needs excellent drainage
Moisture: dry
Origin: East Asia
Hardiness Zone: 3-7
Propagation: Division: New plants form on the ends of the trailing stems and are easily moved in early autumn or spring.
Note: hermaphrodite; prefers mixed forests, rocky slopes and open woodland, at elevation 8,900–13,100 ft

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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