Hardy Plants

Dodecatheon alpinum

Type: perennial herb
Family: Primulaceae
Color: pink – Large and showy flower, from altitudes 6,000 to 12,000 feet
Exposure: full sun
Bloom Month: June – July
Height: up to 12”
Shape: erect clump
Soil: Bogs, moist meadows and beside streams, in high-elevation areas, up to 11,500 fee
Moisture: Moist
Origin: native to the Western United States, in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Utah.
Hardiness Zone: 4
Propagation: From seed or division
Notes: common name alpine shooting star

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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