Hardy Plants

Androsace sempervivoides

Type: Hardy perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Color: pink
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Month: April – June
Height: up to 4”
Shape: low rosette; loose mat
Soil: well drained with some organic content; not fussy about pH; does well in a trough
Moisture: dislikes winter wet
Origin: NW Himalayas, on grassy slope and stable gravels above 3000 m.
Hardiness Zone: 3
Propagation: By seed or stolon division.
Note – After flowering, the rosette dies but not before it sends out several red stolons, each which ends in a new rosette.

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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