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PlantFiles: Pygmyflower Rockjasmine, Northern Fairy Candelabra
Androsace septentrionalis

Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Androsace (an-DRO-suh-kee) (Info)
Species: septentrionalis (sep-ten-tree-oh-NAH-liss) (Info)


under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral altagardener On Feb 20, 2009, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

According to Moss and Packer, Flora of Alberta:
"Small scapose annual (usually winter annual) or possibly short-lived perennial". Range and habitat: "Dry open ground to alpine elevations. Circumpolar: Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie, Bank Is., Victoria Is. to James Bay, Quebec, Newfoundland south to California, Arizona, New Mexico, South and North Dakota; Baffin Is., Ellesmere Is."

Neutral frostweed On Nov 14, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pygmyflower Rockjasmine, Androsace septentrionalis, is native to Texas ans other States.

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