Hardy Plants

Draba densifolia

Type: Perennial herb – forb – in the mustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Color: bright yellow
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Month: Jun-Aug
Height: 4-6 inches
Shape: cushion-like mats of small fleshy, hairy, pointed leaves in rocky crevices and on slopes
Soil: scree; tufa
Moisture: well drained
Origin: native to western North America, above 2000 meters from California to Alaska to Wyoming.
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Propagation: by seed in spring or cuttings of single rosettes in late summer.
Notes: Also known as the dense-leaf draba

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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