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Definition of alpine

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Definition as written by jody:

A plant that grows naturally in the mountains. Usually they are tough plants and can be used in a rock garden

Definition as written by Weezingreens:

Technically, Alpine refers to plants that grow in high altitudes above the timberline. However, any plant that grows well in a rock garden is often offered as an "alpine".

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Definition as written by flowox:

A plant, usually miniature, native to freezing mountain areas. (example: edelweiss)

Definition as written by JohnsStuff:

Not suggested for South Florida climate.


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