General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 2-8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Flowering time depends on the elevation and conditions that year.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds germinate at room temperature in a few days.

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Common names
  • Western Smelowskia
  • Alpine smelowskia

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Location: Rocky Mtn. front ranges, west of Calgary; alpine elevations.
Date: 2011-07-25
Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2012-01-28
Location: Rocky Mtn. front ranges, west of Calgary; alpine elevations.
Date: 2012-01-02
Comments:
  • Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jul 21, 2020 10:09 AM concerning plant:
    The genus name honors T. Smelowsky, an 18th-century Russian botanist.

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