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Androsace

Androsace spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Androsace Overview

Androsace is a large genus of around 110 species, commonly referred to as rockjasmine that originate from the Himalayas. Most species are arctic-alpine and reside in mountainous regions such as Central Asia, Southern and Central European mountain ranges and the Caucasus. They are appreciated for their growth pattern, forming think cushions with lots of pretty pink or white flowers.

Common problems with Androsace

How to propagate Androsace

Cuttings

Propagate by tip cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Androsace

Ornamental

Plants for Rock Gardens

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