New alpines in 2020


(Translated from French by Barbara and Bella
)

Acantholimon litvinovii

Height : 5-10 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : pale pink, July-August

Light : Sun

Soil : Alkaline, dry, drained and poor

Location : Rock garden; rocky slope; scree; crevice

Achillea nana

Height : 5-10 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : White to yellow, June -August

Light : Sun, part shade in summer

Soil : poor, drained

Location : Rock garden, trough, scree, alpine garden, crevice

Allium beesianum

Height : 15-20 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Height : 6-10 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-9

Color and month : lemon yellow, July-August

Light : Full sun to part shade

Soil : All soils

Location : Trough; container; to force; rock garden; crevice; scree; alpine lawn. Attracts butterflies.

Allium insubricum

Height : 15-30 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : magenta pink, mauve, pendulous, July

Light : Full sun

Soil : Average

Location : Trough; container; to force; rock garden; crevice; scree; alpine lawn. Fragrant; attracts bees, butterflies and birds; edible flowers.

Allium moly

Height : 10-40 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-9

Color and month : Yellow, June-July

Light : Full sun – part shade

Soil : Calcareous, moist, well-drained

Location : Trough, scree, rockery, borders, containers, rocky outcrop. Good for dried flowers, flower and bulb are edible

Allium oreophilum

Height : 8 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-8

Color and month : purple, June

Light : Sun

Soil : Drained soil

Location : Trough; container; to force; rock garden; crevice; scree; alpine lawn. Attracts butterflies; edible.

Allium senescens montanum

Height : 20-30 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-9a

Color and month : Lavender pompom, August-September

Light : Full sun

Soil : All soils

Location : Pot, attracts bees and butterflies

Androsace adfinis brigitanica

Height : 5-15 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-9

Color and month : pink, white, April-May

Light : Sun

Soil : Moderate, balanced soil, drained, humusy

Location : Rock garden; alpine meadow; trough

Androsace bisulca

Height : 1-3 cm, Hardiness zone : 2-8

Color and month : White, yellow or pink in umbels of 2-8 flowers, April-May

Light : Full sun

Soil : Dry, poor, well-drained

Location : Rockery, dry rocky slope, crevice

Androsace bryomorpha

Height : 1-5 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : White, May-June

Light : Sun or light afternoon shade

Soil : Drained

Location : Cracks, trough, alpine garden or scree

Androsace carnea

Height : 5-15 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-7, Temp. alpine, humidity medium

Color and month : Dark pink-white, April-May

Light : Sun

Soil : In nature: in alpine spaces with acidic gravel (> 5mm), dry to moderate:, pH : acidic, soil : very poor with organic matter : humus coarse. In cultivation: gravel, in drained soil, never dry, lightly enriched with organic matter

Location : Trough, container, bonsai companion, cracks, alpine garden, rockery

Androsace chamaejasme carinata

Height : 5-15 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-7

Color and month : White turning to pink w.a yellow eye, June

Light : Sun or light shade

Soil : Poor, drained, humusy

Location : Alpine garden, trough, alpine lawn, cracks, scree

Androsace dasyphylla

Height : 10-15 cm/4-6”, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : Violet blue or white, June-July

Light : Sun

Soil : Calcareous, drained and poor

Location : Slope, rocky talus, trough, cracks

Androsace delavayi

Height : 6”. (15 cm), Hardiness zone : 3a-8b

Color and month : Purple, June-July

Light : Full sun or some afternoon shade

Soil : Drained, gravelly, cool or moderate, pH 5,6 – 7,5

Location : Container, trough, cracks, scree, alpine garden

Androsace flavescens

Height : 1-5 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : Pale yellow or white, June-July

Light : Part shade

Soil : Humusy, gravelly and drained

Location : Scree, rockery, trough, cracks

Androsace halleri

Height : 5-10 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-7

Color and month : bright, dark pink, mid-May-mid-July

Light : Sun, part shade in afternoon

Soil : Gravelly, humusy, well-drained, average to moist

Location : Trough; rock garden; container; tufa; scree; alpine garden; Bonsai companion plant

Androsace hedreantha

Height : 1-10 cm, Hardiness zone : 4-8

Color and month : white to purplish pink in umbels, May-June

Light : Sun, part shade in afternoon

Soil : Gravelly, damp or humusy

Location : Trough; alpine garden; crevice, tufa

Androsace helvetica

Height : 1-5 cm, Hardiness zone : 3-7

Color and month : white with yellow eye, April-May

Light : Sun, part shade in afternoon

Soil : Calcareous, drained, poor

Location : Crevice; trough; alpine garden; scree, ground cover.

Androsace lehmanniana

Height : 1-5 cm, Hardiness zone : 2-8