Hardy Plants

Dryas octopetala

Type: Evergreen subshrub
Family: Rosaceae
Color: white
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Month:
Height: 4”
Shape: small prostrate colonies
Soil: Gravel or sandy soils
Moisture: Moist
Origin: Arctic and sub-arctic Europe, Asia and America. Mountains in south Europe, including Britain
Hardiness Zone: 3-6
Propagation: From seed or division
Notes: Common name includes Mountain Avens

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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