Hardy Plants

Papaver alaskanum

Type: Perennial
Family: papaveraceae
Color: yellow
Exposure: full to partial sun
Bloom Month: Jun-Aug.
Height: 6-12”
Shape: clump
Soil: Sands and gravel
Moisture: well drained, but not dry
Origin: Alaska; Asia (Russian Far East, Kamchatka)
Hardiness Zone: 1-4
Propagation: From seed
Notes: one of the northernmost plants in the world

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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