Botanical Name: Micranthes virginiensis
Height: Very, very low basal rosette; flower stalks to about 15 cm.
Season of bloom: Early spring.
Growing Conditions: Sun Dry soil. Grows well in shallow soil over rocks. Basal rosette is evergreen, often turning red in cold weather.
Wildlife benefits: Pollinated by tiny early pollinators.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.
Remarks: A candidate for troughs and crevice gardens.
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