Hardy Plants

Aquilegia discolor

Type: Hardy perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Color: short blue, incurved spurs, and blue blades with white tips and throats
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Month: Late spring to early summer
Height: 6”
Shape: 6-12”
Soil: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil.
Moisture: likes moisture
Origin: Northwest Spain
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Propagation: Seed or division
Notes: Dead head spent flowers to prolong bloom; after blooming cut the plants down to the ground to rejuvenate

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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