Hardy Plants

Aster alpinus

Type: herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Color: blue, indigo, violet, white, pink
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Month: late spring – mid summer
Height: 6–12 inches
Shape: spreading mass
Soil: well drained with low fertility; soil- pH 6-7.5
Moisture: tolerates dry soil
Origin: Europe and Asia
Hardiness Zone: 4-7
Propagation: Propagate by cuttings, division or separation; Take cuttings in summer.
Notes: non-aggressive, non-invasive; divide plants about every 3 years in spring

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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