Draba cusickii

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 5 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Foliage Mound Height: 2 to 4 inches
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sow in spring, barely cover. Takes about a month to germinate.
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Cuttings of rosettes in late summer
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Sempervivum Companion PlantsSempervivum Companion Plants
March 13, 2013

When ATP forum moderator Lynn Smith (valleylynn) asked me to write this article, she commented in her typically enthusiastic way that a visit to our nursery had transformed her thinking about gardening with Sempervivums. At Wild Ginger Farm, we specialize in alpine and rock garden plants and feature Sempervivums in our naturalistic display gardens. Written by Emma Elliot of Wild Ginger Farms.

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