Hardy Plants

Rhodendrom camtschaticum

Type: Perennial deciduous shrub
Family: Ericaceae
Color: Violet, White, Red
Exposure: shade-part shade
Bloom Month: June
Height: up to 12 inches
Shape: prostrate
Soil: acid soil; well mulched with organic material
Moisture: Well drained, moist
Origin: Siberia (Kamchatka), Japan, W N America (Alaska)
Hardiness Zone: 4
Propagation: by seed, grafting or cuttings
Notes: flowering is sparse, but continues through to autumn; leaves turn yellow in autumn

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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