Androsace sempervivoides

Foliage colour in early spring


Species: Androsace sempervivoides
Growth habit: clumping rosettes
Size of plant not in bloom: 1.5 cm
Flower colour: pink
Height in bloom: 4 cm
Bloom time: early to late May
Exposure: full sun, open garden
Soil: lean, gritty
Top-dressing or mulch: sandstone chips
Special conditions: some afternoon shade
Propagation: offsets
How long in current location & conditions?: since May 2003
Other: struggled through heat and drought of 2005, may be dead
Photos and data submitted by: SL