Hardy Plants

Dianthus alpinus

Type: Perennial herb
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Color: Pink shades
Exposure: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Bloom Month: June to August.
Height: 2”
Shape: a low cushion or bun, 6-12 inches wide
Soil: Sandy; gravel scree or trough garden
Moisture: Dry, well drained; dislikes heavy or soggy soils.
Origin: found in the north-eastern limestone Alps of Austria
Hardiness Zone: 3-8
Propagation: By seed or division
Notes: Evergreen

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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