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Alaska Perennial Backyard Garden

Summer 2000

If you're planning a garden in southcentral Alaska and looking for hardy plants, these are worth considering. They're definitely the survivors. Many were moved to this location the spring of 1999 so have survived a winter. Winters here typically have periods of temperatures below zero, plenty of wind with chill factors well below zero, and often not much snow cover. Will update the survivor stat's when I see who comes up in 2001!

Take a detour to the Wildflowers (don't forget to bookmark this page)   

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Day Lily, Potentilla, Artmesia Tweedii Verbascum
Day Lily
Aster Shooting Star Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla) Seed Heads
Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sp.) Creeping Perennial Thyme
Veronica Incana Dianthus Silene Maritima Red Osier Dogwood
White Violets
Dwarf Fireweed Snow-in-Summer and Clematis Snow-In-Summer and Dwarf Fireweed Day Lily, Pasque Flower, and Cut Leaf Anemone Artemesia, Cut Leaf Anemone, Pasque Flower
Potentilla, Verbascum, Artemesia Artemesia, Arabis, Creeping Thyme, Forget-Me-Not, Day Lily, Potentilla, Pasque Flower Mountain Buttercup - Ranunculus Eschscholtzii Arabis or Rock Cress
Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla) Myosotis Dwarf Yellow Iris Cranesbill and Trollius
Siberian Iris Columbine      

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From the Archives: Survey of Greenhouse and Nursery Production in Alaska, 1982, Kathryn Eberhart, Agricultural Economist and Catherine Wright, Horticulturist. Alaska Division of Agriculture. February 1984.

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