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PlantFiles: Saussurea
Saussurea angustifolia

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saussurea (so-SUR-ree-a) (Info)
Species: angustifolia (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Grasmussen On Jul 26, 2007, Grasmussen from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4a) wrote:

Saussurea angustifolia, is found on tundra, wet meadows, from E. Siberia, across most of Alaska, into the Yukon. The deep lavender flowers resemble thistle heads.

Regional...

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

Nome, Alaska



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