Yellow Mountain Avens (Dryas drummondii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: To 15 cm in bloom
Plant Spread: Forms extensive mats in nature.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Seedheads are showy white plumes.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Flowers nod and never open widely.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Foliage Mound Height: To 5 cm
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds germinate in a few days at room temperature; no pretreatment required.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

credit: Jacob W. Frank

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