Hardy Plants

Papaver alboroseum

Type: Perennial herb
Family: Papaveraceae
Color: striking white to pale pink flowers
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Month: June-August
Height: 2.5 to 7 inches
Shape: clumps
Soil: sand and gravel
Moisture: well drained but not dry
Origin: native to temperate and cold regions of Eurasia, Africa and North America.
Hardiness Zone: 2-7
Propagation: self- seeds
Notes: Also called ‘Pale Poppy’; sensitive status, collection and disturbance of pale poppy prohibited in national forests of Alaska; does not like competition with other plants

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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