Hardy Plants

Minuartia verna

Type: Perennial evergreen herb
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Color: white
Exposure: Mostly sun
Bloom Month: summer
Height: 4-6”
Shape: cushion, 15-24”
Soil: Average, well drained, gritty; limey
Moisture: consistently moist
Origin: N. hemisphere, mainly Europe, Mediterranean, and N Africa, SWAsia, and the Caucasus
Hardiness Zone: 2
Propagation: From seed or division
Notes: Also known as Irish Moss or Spring Sandwort

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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