Small Grass of Parnassus
Parnassia kotzebuei

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Parnassia (par-NASS-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: kotzebuei

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Herbs

Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 1: below -45.6 C (-55 F)

USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)

USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Nome, Alaska

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 14, 2007, Grasmussen from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4a) wrote:

Small Grass of Parnassia, Parnassia kotzebuei, grows on moist tundra and alpine meadows. The heart-shaped leaves form a small basal rosette.