Hardy Plants

Draba siberica

Type: Perennial herb; forb
Family: Brassicaceae
Color: yellow clusters
Exposure: sunl shaded from hot afternoon sun
Bloom Month: May-June
Height: 4-6 inches
Shape: ground-hugging habit of growth;
Soil: grows best in sandy soils
Moisture: dry to average in well-drained soil
Origin: Siberia, Caucusus Mountains of Europe, and eastern Greenland.
Hardiness Zone: 3-7
Propagation: Seeds are small siliques – can be divided right after blooming
Notes: Also called Siberian Willow grass, although it is not a grass.

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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