from Benny's cactus garden
North American drought resistant
plants and alpines:
A tall form of this nice species,
unfortunately is it short lived (3-4 years), but it's easy from seeds.
Aquilegia saximontana X jonesii
New Mexico Mts. 2500 m., New Mexico.
Is unfortunately short lived (3-4 years), but it's easy from seeds,
if the seeds are stored dry for at least 1 year, before sowing!
Grown from seeds collected Boulder Co., Colorado 12000'
This plant is every year visited by some kind of larvae that eat all
the leaves on the plant, but soon after the larvae's has left the plant
the plant will grow new leaves!
Eriogonum pauciflorum var. nebraskense
Grown from seeds collected in Weld Co., Colorado.
Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum
Grown from seeds collected at Mt. Sherman, Colorado, 3000 m.
Eriogonum umbellatum var. porteri.
3100 m. Utah.
Moffat Co., Colorado 5800',
Very short-lived and difficult to cultivate in Denmark!
Penstemon davidsonii ssp. menziensis.
Seeds from AGS 1997, # 184.
Hardy in Denmark.
Grown from seeds collected at Siskiyou Mts. Oregon,
Short-lived in Denmark.
Grown from seeds collected at 6500' in Douglas Co., Colorado.
Phlox 'Cracker Jack'
This is one of my favorite Phlox's.
Grown from seeds collected in Larimer Co., Colorado
Grown from seeds collected at Beartooth plateau Wyoming
Very slow growing plant, but worth waiting for!
Very short-lived in Denmark, but gets 3-4 years if grown in an unheated
Townsendia incana var. minima
Very short-lived in Denmark, but gets 2-34 years if grown in an unheated
greenhouse, or in a protected bed!
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