Hardy Plants

Minuartia arctica

Type: Perennial evergreen herb
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Color: single white, star shaped flowers
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Month: Summer
Height: 2-3”
Shape: Mat forming; creeping
Soil: dry gravely soils
Moisture: dry
Origin: N hemisphere, Europe, Mediterranean, North Africa, southwest Asia, and the Caucasus
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Propagation: Propagate by division, cuttings or seed.
Notes: Commonly known as Artic Sandwort, or Artic Stitchwort

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Anchorage, AK 99516

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