ANDROSACE SEEDS

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  1. ANDROSACE ALBANA

    One of the compact mossy kinds of androsace, this dwarf alpine from the Caucasus mountains forms small rosettes of deeply-toothed oval leaves and dense heads of pale pink flowers from April to July and is best in an alpine house or on a dry rockery. ... Learn More

    $3.75

  2. ANDROSACE CARNEA BRIGANTIACA

    This tiny "Rock Jasmine" has small loose rosettes of dark green leaves, with short stems bearing clusters of white flowers. It is excellent for a trough or raised bed and does not need winter protection. It is a fairly easy-to-grow plant when established in sun to part shade in gritty, sharply drained soil. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  3. ANDROSACE CYLINDRICA

    This is one of the choicer dwarf species and is also one of the easier to grow. A tiny plant, very much like Androsace ciliata, it comes from the same regions in the Pyrenees, where it forms mossy tufts of rounded cone-like columns, each less than an inch high, covered thickly with hairs, with white flowers nestling in the centre during April and May. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  4. ANDROSACE CYLINDRICA X HIRTELLA

    This is a beautiful and rewarding hybrid androsace to grow producing a tight and solid dome of minute leaves, which, in early spring, support a complete covering of fragrant, yellow-eyed white starry flowers. One of the parents, Androsace hirtella itself, grows only on the northern slopes of the Pyrenees, the mountain range between France and Spain, where it thrives at 1800-2500 m in the crevices of limestone cliffs, but it can be cultivated happily in non limy composts which should contain one half to two thirds of a sharp grit with a particle size of 2-5 mm. High alpine androsaces, of which this is a typical example, prefer to be grown out of doors rather than in an alpine house but care needs to be taken to avoid excessive damp during the winter. This plant received an RHS Award in 1936! ... Learn More

    $4.10

  5. ANDROSACE GERANIIFOLIA

    An exceptionally lovely and easy Tibetan gem. Could be mistaken for a primula, with sprays of pink flowers in succession from spring to autumn. Most attractive rounded hairy leaves on thin stems (predictably rather like small geranium leaves). An outstanding plant in all respects. ... Learn More

    $2.85

  6. ANDROSACE HALLERI

    Beautiful, dainty, five-petalled, yellow-eyed, rosy-pink flowers appear in late spring on this rare and delicate cushion plant. Although it is totally frost hardy, it will do best either in tufa, a sheltered rock garden or a pot in the alpine house, where its flowers will retain their perfection. In the wild it is found mainly on alpine grass and rocks in the high peaks of the Massif Central, and more rarely in the Vosges, the Cevennes, the eastern Pyrenees and the Cantabrian Mountains. ... Learn More

    $5.49

  7. ANDROSACE HIRTELLA

    This rare, beautiful and rewarding species is studded with short-stemmed, yellow-eyed white flowers and bears densely-tufted, small linear green leaves which are borne in rosettes. In the wild it grows only on the northern slopes of the Pyrenees, where it thrives at 1800-2500m in the crevices of limestone cliffs, but in cultivation does fine in well-drained, non limy composts. An ideal show plant, this variety also does well outdoors in tufa, preferably with winter cover. ... Learn More

    $5.14

  8. ANDROSACE LACTEA

    This strong-growing plant makes tight rosettes of shining green leaves, and in spring large white flowers with a yellow centre, in broad loose clusters of five or six. It will do best in a gravel bed or scree with good drainage, and will usually self seed freely around. In the wild it inhabits limestone rocks from 3000 to 4500 feet, from the Cevennes through the Alps into Austria. ... Learn More

    $3.54

  9. ANDROSACE LACTIFLORA

    From narrow-leaved rosettes arise long slender stems carrying fountains of pure white flowers. A charming annual member of the primula family which will actually self-seed when happy. ... Learn More

    $3.82

  10. ANDROSACE MATHILDAE

    Dense, green rosettes are covered with white stemless flowers in spring. This good grower is one of the very choicest alpines and a frequent show-winner. It is a very rare plant in nature, being found only on a few of the highest peaks of the central Apennines. ... Learn More

    $5.49

  11. ANDROSACE OBTUSIFOLIA

    This robust and easily grown plant forms cushioned tufts made of large rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves fringed by fine hairs, and short downy stems carrying from one to six white or rosy flowers with a yellow eye. It grows at over 1600m in the Alps and Carpathians. ... Learn More

    $3.96

  12. ANDROSACE PUBESCENS

    One of the very loveliest alpines, often winning prizes at shows, this gem makes tight domes of hairy grey-green leaves, beneath almost stemless sessile white flowers in spring. It is of easy culture in crevices of sandy soil or pot culture in an Alpine house. Very, very few seeds ever collected. ... Learn More

    $5.49

  13. ANDROSACE PYRENAICA

    One of the classic gems of this genus, this plant captivates all who grow it, making a hard compact rosette of tiny leaves studded with small, pure white, yellow-eyed flowers. When grown in an alpine house , tufa wall, or sheltered alpine rockery it will give pleasure for very many years. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  14. ANDROSACE SALICIFOLIA

    From small jagged-toothed rosettes of leaves arise branching stems carrying yellow-eyed white flowers. This plant may be synonymous with Androsace amurensis, and although an annual plant it will self-seed gently into screes or gravel. ... Learn More

    $3.34

  15. ANDROSACE SEPTENTRIONALIS

    This delightful dwarf member of the primrose family, also called the pygmy flower or rock jasmine, grows high on the the Fell Fields of California, where it produces small rosettes of crinkled leaves from which arise thin stems carrying small yellow-eyed, creamy white flowers. ... Learn More

    $3.68

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