Lapland Diapensia
Diapensia lapponicum

Family: Diapensiaceae
Genus: Diapensia (dy-ap-PEN-see-uh) (Info)
Species: lapponicum (Lap-pon-ee-kum) (Info)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

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

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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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

Seward, Alaska

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 25, 2007, Grasmussen from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4a) wrote:

Lapland Diapensia, Diapensia Laponicum, is a ground hugging sub-shrub, of high alpine areas and tundra throughout most of Alaska. It is a beautiful little plant when flowering, turning scree slopes spotty white.