Posts Tagged ‘evergreen foliage’

Hi Alpine seed gardeners,

This list contains only the seed collected in 2016.


As we have not finished collecting and cleaning all the seeds, this inventory may change anytime.

We have all these species in stock at the time you read it. So if you order weeks after you read it, some items could be out of stock.

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Majella Larochelle est un maître-horticulteur et botaniste. Ses intérêts et spécialisations:

  • productions de plantes alpines et de semences
  • désigner et conseiller à La Ferme Moore à Gatineau : jardin écologique, comestibles, médicinal, ethnologique..
  • consultant sur la caractérisation des milieux humides et plantes rares de notre flore
  • conférencier, écrivain, atelier de propagation, animateur de randonnées en nature…
  • pour connaitre ses réalisations

Follow this link and send me the names of the species you want :

All the seeds are sold at $3,00 per pack, except where mentionned ex. Peonies

If you pay in US dollars or Euros, I will pay the postage.

Payments can be done by Paypal ( or by cheque (Dollars or Euros)

My address is :

M. Larochelle,
36 rue Renaud,
Québec J8T 3A4

If you live nearby  or visit Ottawa, call me to visit 819 568-2949


and see the supplement at the end of this listing



Allium cyathophorum farreri
Allium cyathophorum farreri Height : 22-30 cm
Color : red-purple
Month : may-june
Zones : 5-8
Exposition : full sun, half shade
Soil : acidic to alkaline
Uses : massing, beds, rockery
wide nodding flowers
Antennaria cana (alpina)
Antennaria cana Height : 1 cm, without flower stems (10-15 cm)
Color : cream
Month : july
Zones : 3-7
Exposition : direct sun
Soil : gravely, dry, well drained
Uses : carpet, ground cover, rockery, alpine garden, container, pavement, lawn substitute
mat of silvery leaves

Armeria juniperifolia – out
Armeria juniperifolia
Armeria juniperifolia Alba
Armeria juniperifolia Alba Height : 1-5 cm
Color : white
Month : april-may
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : sun
Soil : mesic, humusy, drained, cool, rich
Uses : rockery, cracks, alpine garden, alpine lawn, attracks butterflies
tuft of grassy foliage
Armeria maritima Splendens
Armeria maritima Splendens Height : 5-20 cm
Color : reddish rose
Month : may-june
Zones : 2-7
Exposition : sun
Soil : dry, poor, drained
Uses : rocky slope, rockery, crevasse
grassy foliage
Asclepias incarnata
Asclepias incarnata Height : 60-90 cm
Color : dark rose
Month : july-august
Zones : 3-9
Exposition : sun with afternoon shade
Soil : moist
Uses : naturalizing, attracks butterflies and bees, edible flowers, fragrant
Sow in place in Fall
Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias tuberosa Height : 50-70 cm
Color : orange intense
Month : july-august
Zones : 3-9
Exposition : sun
Soil : dry spot, light to heavy
Uses : cut flowers, edible flowers, host of Monarch butterflies
Astrantia major
Astrantia major Height : 60-100 cm
Color : rose shades
Month : may-june
Zones : 2-9
Exposition : sun with afternoon shade
Soil : heavy, poor, rocky, but alkaline
Uses : alkaline, drained, dry, massing, naturalizing, beds, edible flower, roof planting
greyish foliage
Calceolaria biflora
Calceolaria biflora Height : 20 cm
Color : yellow, red dots
Month : june-august
Zones : 4-9
Exposition : half shade
Soil : gravely, humusy, well drained
Uses : alpine garden, rockery, woodland
Campanula autraniana — out
Campanula autraniana Height : 10-25 cm
Color : dark violet
Month : july-august
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : sun
Soil : well drained, rich
Uses : beds, rockery, tufa, alpine lawn, attracks butterflies, edible flowers
shiny foliage
Campanula bayerniana
Campanula bayerniana Height : 10-15 cm
Color : blue
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-9
Exposition : sun
Soil : acid, dry, poor, drained
Uses : scree, rockery, cracks, edible flowers
Cerastium alpinum lanatum
Cerastium alpinum lanatum Height : 5 cm
Color : white stars
Month : june-july
Zones : 2-8
Exposition : rather sunny
Soil : gravely, dry, well drained
Uses : alpine garden, through, rockery, wall, lawn substitute
Photo of Marcela Fereyra
Clematis alpina
Clematis alpina Height : 60-300 cm
Color : deep blue
Month : may-june
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : half shade, morning sun
Soil : alkaline, gravely, humusy, moist
Uses : wall, corniche
First to flower
Crocosmia Lucifer
Crocosmia Lucifer Height : 120 cm
Color : deep red
Month : july-august
Zones : 5-9
Exposition : direct sun
Soil : light, poor, cool
Uses : beds, massing
Eremogone pseudoacantholimon
Eremogone pseudoacantholimon Height : 5-20 cm
Color : white
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-9
Exposition : half shade
Soil : gravely, humusy, well drained, cool
Uses : scree, moraine, alpine garden, ground cover, alpine garden
Photo of Z. Rehacek. (Arenaria p.)
Eriogonum ovalifolium nivale
Eriogonum ovalifolium nivale Height : 10-15 cm
Color : rose, white or yellow
Month : july-august
Zones : 3-8, dry in winter
Exposition : sun
Soil : dry, poor, drained
Uses : rocky slope, scree, alpine garden, through, rockery, crevasse
Photo of Alplains.
Gentiana clusii
Gentiana clusii Height : 5-10 cm
Color : dark blue, white stripes
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : morning sun
Soil : clay, acidic, moist or rich
Uses : through, rockery, cracks, alpine garden, wall
dark green foliage
Geranium renardii
Geranium renardii Height : 15-30 cm
Color : violet-blue, darker veins
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : half shade, shade
Soil : not dry, rather moist
Uses : woodland, naturalizing, massing, rockery
ash green foliage, low
Lewisia pygmaea — out
Lewisia pygmaea
Paeonia mlokosewitschii
Paeonia mlokosewitschii Height : 60 cm
Color : lemon yellow
Month : may-june
Zones : 3-8
Exposition : full or partial sun
Soil : loam or sandy, dry
Uses : specimen, border
grey green foliage, blue seeds.
Packet : $6,00
Paeonia rockii Hybrides
Paeonia rockii Hybrides Height : 5-10 cm
Color : white
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : sun
Soil : clay, acidic, moist or rich
Uses : through, rockery, alpine garden
Photo of Cedric Basset.
Packet : $6,00
Paeonia tenuifolia
Paeonia tenuifolia Height : 5-20 cm
Color : purple-red
Month : may-june
Zones : 2-8
Exposition : sun
Soil : dry, poor, drained
Uses : rocky slope, cracks, alpine garden, scree
Photo of Alexandre Blain.
Packet : $6,00
Penstemon eriantherus redactus
Penstemon eriantherus redactus Height : 20 cm
Color : lavender to dark purple
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : sun with afternoon shade
Soil : loam, gravely, dry, poor, well drained
Uses : gravely soil, alpine garden, rocky slope
many flowers
Penstemon hirsutus
Penstemon hirsutus Height : 15-30 cm
Color : violet-blue, darker veins
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : sun
Soil : not dry, rather moist
Uses : woodland, naturalizing, massing, rockery, attracks bees
Podophyllum peltatum
Podophyllum peltatum Height : 30-45cm
Color : white
Month : july-august
Zones : 3-9
Exposition : sun, half shade
Soil : pH 5,6 to 7,5, semi-rich, drained, moist
Uses : edible fruit, medicinal.
Primula halleri
Primula halleri Height : 8-15 cm
Color : reddish rose
Month : april-june
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : half shade
Soil : alkaline, drained, with organic matter
Uses : through, free space, alpine garden, rockery, water edge
Photo of Z. Rehacek.
Primula pubescens – hybrides
Primula pubescens - hybrides Height : 10-25 cm
Color : rose, purple or violet
Month : june-july
Zones : 3-7
Exposition : sun with afternoon shade
Soil : drained, poor with organic matter
Uses : beds, rockery, alpine garden, massing, tufa, attrack bees
Sanguisorba alpina
Sanguisorba alpina Height : 20-50 cm
Color : gray or brown
Month : may-june
Zones : 2-7
Exposition : sun
Soil : gravely
Uses : alpine lawn, massing
greyish foliage
Saxifraga cochlearis —out
Saxifraga cochlearis
Saxifraga Esther
Saxifraga Esther Height : 20 cm
Color : white
Month : july-august
Zones : 3 8
Exposition : sun
Soil : well drained, rocky
Uses : through, rockery, tufa, scree
Photo of T. Boland.
Saxifraga hostii
Saxifraga hostii Height : 4-30 cm
Color : white with red tips
Month : may-august
Zones : 3-7
Exposition : sun
Soil : gravely, humusy, well drained, alkaline,
Uses : through, free space, cracks, alpine garden, rockery, tufa, tufa, ground cover
evergreen foliage
Saxifraga manshuriensis
Saxifraga manshuriensis Height : 15-25 cm
Color : pale pink
Month : june-july
Zones : 4-8
Exposition : shady
Soil : humus-rich
Uses : woodland, naturalize
glossy, kidney-shaped foliage
Saxifraga oppositifolia
Saxifraga oppositifolia Height : 1-10 cm
Color : lilac or purple
Month : may-july
Zones : 1-6
Exposition : sun with afternoon shade
Soil : gravely, alcaline, humusy
Uses : alpine garden, through, cracks, sand gravely, wall, tufa
Photo of FloraBellissima. Artic plant.
Sempervivum arachnoideum ssp. tomentosum
Sempervivum arachnoideum ssp. tomentosum Height : 3-30 cm
Color : rose
Month : july-august
Zones : 3-7
Exposition : sun
Soil : moist
Uses : rockery, container, naturalizing
succulent, evergreen

addenda at $3,00 each

Androsace chamaejasme

Androsace hedreantha

Androsace villosa

Campanula barbata

Epigea repens

Gentiana angustifolia
Gentiana dahurica dahurica
Gentiana kauffmanniana
Gentiana ligustica

Gentiana verna

Houstonia caerulea
Jasione amethystina

Penstemon procerus tolmiei
Prinula clusiana

Primula wulfeniana

Saxifraga aizoides

Saxifraga pseudohirculus

Saxifraga caesia

Saxifraga marginata rocheliana
Saxifraga tangutica
Saxifraga umbrosa



Supplement: each packet listed below is sold at $2,50 CAN dollars

Adlumia fungosa
Allium cernuum
Allium cyaneum
Androsace lanuginosa
Anemone nemerosa
Arisaema triphyllum
Asyneuma canescens
Campanula bellidifolia
Campanula betulifolia
Campanula cenisia
Campanula incurva
Campanula pulla
 Campanula cochlearifolia
Campanula trogerae
Centaurea montana
Dianthus haematocalyx pindicola
Dryas octopetala
Echinacea paradoxa
Edraianthus graminifolius
Edraianthus horvatii => E. graminifolius
Gentiana acaulis
Gentiana alpina
Gentiana asclepiadea Alba
Gentiana brachyphylla
Gentiana dinarica
Gentiana freyniana
Gentiana ligustica
 Geum montanum
Gentiana venusta
Geranium sanguineum striatum
Jasione laevis
Linaria alpina
Meconopsis betonicifolia
Mimulus ringens
Monarda punctata
Paeonia anomala
Physoplexis comosa
Physostegia virginiana
Phyteuma nigrum
Phytolacca Silberstein
Platycodon grandiflorus Roseum
Podophyllum hexandrum
Primula auricula – hybrides
Primula daonensis
Primula japonica
Primula rosea
Pulsatilla vernalis
Pulsatilla vulgaris
Ratibida pinnata
Saxifraga caespitosa
Saxifraga callosa
Saxifraga chrysantha
Saxifraga cotyledon
Saxifraga crustata
 Saxifraga cuneifolia
Saxifraga hirculus
Saxifraga longifolia
Saxifraga mertensiana
Saxifraga paniculata
Saxifraga pedemontana
Saxifraga sancta
Saxifraga scardica
Sedum andegavense
Sedum anglicum
Sedum caeruleum
Silene acaulis
 Sempervivum species & hybrids
Stokesia laevis
Townsendia eximia
Townsendia rothrockii




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Payments can be done by Paypal ( or by cheque (Dollars or Euros)

My address is :

M. Larochelle,
36 rue Renaud,
Québec J8T 3A4

If you live nearby  or visit Ottawa, call me to visit 819 568-2949

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Among the perennial ground cover,
there that are evergreen.

With these plants, the benefits are many:
– As soon as the snow melts in spring, you have the green.

– Several species do not grow up, then you can install to replace a lawn and … hop over mowing.

– …

Here is a short list of perennials we offer seeds .

Arabis alpina
Height: 20-25 cm
Width: 30 cm
Color: white, pink or purple
Month: May
Zones: 4-8
Exposure: sun
Soil: any soil drainage
Uses: substitute for lawn, wall, ground cover
Foliage: green, persistent
Propagation: Division in 2-3 years
Description: A. alpina regular tolerate trampling. Drought tolerant. Cast off after flowering.

Id-Code: 1148 Price Seed: 2.50

Arabis caucasica Compinkie

Height: 15-20 cm / 6-8 inches
Width: 30-45 cm
Color: dark pink
Month: April to May
Zones: 3-9
Exposure: full sun
Soil: well-drained soil, ground fresh or dried
Uses: rock, wall, ground cover, alternate of lawn
Foliage: Evergreen
Propagation: Sow and • maintain a consistent humidity high but not overloaded, at a temperature of 21 ° C (70 ° F). Cover seeds lightly. By cons, we do not bury the seeds very small, but they press on the floor. From the beginning of germination, 2-3 weeks, place the seedlings in a cooler (below 20 ° C).
Description: • This plant is covered with a profusion of fragrant flowers. • suitability: 2 ratio (1-5), the sheet replaces the watercress. • Attracts butterflies and bees.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Medium resistance to trampling, drought and hares. • Do not feed this plant because it too could become invasive. • Fold back the foliage after flowering

Id-Code: 6062 Price Seed: 3.50

Arabis caucasica

Height: 15 cm
Width: 25 cm
Color: white, purple or pink, fragrant
Month: April to May
Zones: 3
Exposure: sun
Soil: light, poor, rather dry.
Uses: lining, rock, container, wall, ground cover
Foliage: small oval leaves, toothed, persistent
Description: port lining. Spring interest.

Id-Code: 1414 Price Seed: 2.00

Azorella trifurcata

Height: 5-10 cm
Color: greenish yellow
Month: June-July
Zones: 4
Exposure: sun to shade
Soil: any soil drainage, the sand, pH indifferent, poor
Uses: ground cover, sand, boulders, cracks, paving the sun
Foliage: Evergreen shiny dark green, leathery and nested
Propagation: sow after harvest cuttings was easy

Id-Code: 7744 Price Seed: 3.00

Bergenia cordifolia

Height: 30-40 cm
Width: 75 cm
Color: purplish pink to purple
Month: April
Zones: 3-8
Exposure: partial shade
Sol never dry
Uses: ground cover foliage Standing on the edge, massive, near water and around a pond
Foliage: Evergreen glossy dark green and turns red-brown in fall.
Propagation: seed easily to room temperature (17-23 ° C) and rapidly (in less than a month), without further treatment.
Description: An excellent plant with foliage that catches the eye

Id-Code: 6 Seed Price: 2.50

Hyssopus officinalis

Height: 45-60 cm
Width: 50 cm
Color: dark blue
Month: July to September
Zones: 3-8
Exposure to sunlight for best results
Sol: near neutral
Uses: as a condiment in cooking, seasoning the soup contains an essential oil
Foliage: Evergreen Aromatic
Description: looks like a small shrub.

Id-Code: 1642 Price Seed: 2.00

Mitchella repens

Height: 2 cm
Width: 60 cm
Color: white, fragrant
Zones: 3-9
Exposure: shade, part shade
Soil: acid, fresh
Uses: edible fruit, ground cover, alternate of lawn, naturalized
Foliage: Evergreen carpet, dark green with white veins
Propagation: Give seedlings a cold period for 6 weeks to germinate.
Description: dark red edible fruits

Id-Code: 1953 Price Seed: 2.95

Penstemon hallii

Height: 15 cm
Width: 30 cm
Color: blue violet
Month: June-August
Zones: 4a-8b
Exposure: full sun
Soil: very drained
Uses: carpet, trough, alpine garden, rock garden, attracts birds, butterflies and bees
Foliage: Semi-evergreen
Propagation: seeds and herbaceous cuttings

Id-Code: 9780 Price Seed: 3.95

Saxifraga cochlearis

Height: 15 cm
Color: pure white
Month: June-July
Zones: 4-8
Exposure: sun, partial shade in summer
Soil: gravelly soil and humus
Uses: Alpine garden, trough, cracking, place gravel
Foliage: Evergreen cushion

Id-Code: 2698 Price Seed: 3.00

Saxifraga cotyledon Pyramidalis

Height: 10cm (60 cm with the flowers)
Color: White
Month: May-June
Zones: 4-8
Exposure: sun to shade in the afternoon
Soil: drained with poor organic matter to keep an acid soil
Uses: trough, alpine garden, tuff, crack, crevice
Foliage: Evergreen

Id-Code: 2708 Price Seed: 2.95

Saxifraga Variegata urbium

Height: 10-25 cm
Color: very hairy stem reddish
Months: at the end of April
Zones: 3
Exposure: partial shade
Soil: any good ground
Uses: rockery, border, container, underbrush
Foliage: light green, speckled with gold and brilliant
Propagation: it is propagated by seeds and by division of clumps above

Id-Code: 17307 Price Seed: 2.50

Saxifraga Walter Ingwersen

Height: 15-30 cm
Width: 30 cm
Colour: almost white
Month: May-June
Zones: 4-9
Exposure: Partial shade, shade
Sol: always fresh, pH 6.1 to 7.8
Uses: Alpine garden, rock garden, attracts bees, butterflies and birds, crack, wall, ground cover
Foliage: Evergreen, succulent
Propagation: seed, division or cuttings with a rhizome
Description: = S. umbrosa Clarence Elliott

Id-Code: 104387 Price Seed: 3.50

Sedum kamtschaticum

Height: 10-25 cm
Width: 25 cm
Color: bright yellow
Month: August-September
Zones: 2-9
Exposure: full sun to light shade
Sol-drained, light
Uses: trough flooring, clear, crack, rock, ground cover, extensive écotoit
Foliage: glossy persistent
Propagation: seeds in 9 days

Id-Code: 2870 Price Seed: 2.00

Sedum montanum

Height: 20-30 cm (flowering)
Color: golden yellow
Month: July-September
Zones: 3-9
Exposure: sun
Sol-drained, acidic
Uses: rock, flowery meadow, écotoit, paving, crack
Foliage: green (sometimes yellow).
Propagation: it is easily propagated by stem cuttings or by division of leafy tufts; seed in 10 days at 20 ° C after a period of stratification of 6 weeks at -4 ° C.
Description: easy pot culture or in the ground

Id-Code: 6585 Price Seed: 2.50

Sedum populifolium

Height: 20-30cm
Width: 7-9 plants / m²
Color: Pink
Month: July-August
Zones: 4
Exposure: sun or very light
Soil: drained, mesic
Uses: rockery, trough, alpine garden, crack
Foliage: Foliage is similar to the toothed aspen
Id-Code: 2893 Price Seed: 2.95

Sedum spurium coccineum

Height: 10-20 cm
Width: 25 cm
Color: pink to dark red
Month: July to September
Zones: 3
Exposure: full sun to light shade.
Soil: any soil
Uses: carpet, rockery, ground cover, alternate of lawn, écotoit containing
Foliage: Succulent
Description: fast growing ground cover.

Price available quantity (1000
Id-Code: 10709 Price Seed: 2.50

Thymus coccineus serphyllum

Height: 10-20 cm
Width: 30 cm
Color: carmine pink
Month: June-July
Zones: 3-8
Exposure: sun
Soil: calcareous, drained, light
Uses: container, tiles, clear, crack, rock
Foliage: Semi-evergreen
Description: Serpolet
Price available quantity (1000
Id-Code: 10040 Price Seed: 2.95

Thymus serpyllum Magic Carpet

Height: 2-5 cm
Colour: crimson
Month: June-July
Zones: 3-8
Exposure: sun
Soil: drained
Uses: ground cover, alternate of lawn, carpet, container
Foliage: Small
Description: Ideal for a lawn at ground level!
Price available quantity (1000
Id-Code: 10711 Price Seed: 3.50

For a list of seeds ground covers that can replace a lawn , click here. Index trampling said.
Other perennials to consider:
Arabis caucasica Compinkie pink sun
Arenaria verna White takes the morning sun
Bergenia cordifolia purplish pink to purple shade
Carex plantaginea yellow and black shade, shadow
Dryas octopetala 8 petals white sun
Geum rivale orange, red and chocolate shade
Globularia cordifolia Nana Blue sun
Mitchella repens white, fragrant shade, partial shade
Penstemon caespitosus magenta sun
Petrorhagia saxifraga pinkish white sun
Saxifraga aizoides golden yellow sun
Saxifraga grisebachii crimson to grow with some shade in the afternoon,
Saxifraga hostii white with red tips sun
Saxifraga paniculata white sun
Sedum dasyphyllum from white to pink sun
Sedum floriferum yellow sun
Sedum kamtschaticum bright yellow sun to light shade
Sedum oregonensis yellow sun
Thymus coccineus serphyllum carmine pink sun
Viola corsica constantly in bloom yellow, purple and white, preferably in the sun
For a substitute for lawn requires no mowing!
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Voici des notions de base sur les rocailles – Article généreusement fourni par Todd Boland

Perennials for cracks of pavement / asphalt

In the garden of Denise Simpson
Here once the garden of cracks embedded in a natural landscape. 
Some plants are outside .
– If you encounter a ledge
a rocky slope or  cliff
is an opportunity to create a vertical garden column.

– The scree natural, on a rocky slope in the bedrock or saxicolous or growing on gravel or exposed in natural outcrop cause opportunities to practice xériculture or install xéripaysage.

– Any crack ,

slot wall or similar niche is an opportunity to eliminate a nest of heat.

– Sometimes a big rock

in scree may seem an obstacle.

We can mimic this pile of rock in an orderly and natural .

The pH of the kind of rock can order plants acidic or alkaline. This latter type of rock is found in the dolomitic rock , tuff …
(Photo by Piatek)
any plant that is saxatile, which grows among the rocks,
On the rock still wet , at least during the spring season, we often see our Virginia saxifrage
– Near a lake, river, rocky shore or a permanent stream,  the bank is often made ​​of gravel or soil gravelly

The vegetated slope recalls a descent of a hill

Most of these perennials are often useful for the plant roof .

And others.

Rocky or gravelly slopes

Green roof

it exists somewhere
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