Hardy Plants

Draba bryoides

Type: Herbaceous perennial Family: Brassicaceae
Color: yellow flowers bloom in racemes
Exposure: Sun, part sun
Bloom Month: Mar – May
Height: up to 3 inches tall
Shape: dense hairy cushions; 3 inches across
Soil: gritty, sharply drained soil; scree, trough; protect from overly wet soils in winter
Moisture: well drained
Origin: native to Armenia and Turkey; Grows on hills and rocky places.
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Propagation: Seeds, division or cuttings
Draba is easily grown from seeds, or late summer cuttings from single rosette shoots
Notes: Evergreen – rare – on the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia.

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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.

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Anchorage, AK 99516

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