“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Oxytropis podocarpa

Alpine Locoweed

Garden(s):

Crevice

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

2-3 cm (.5-1 in)

Spread:

20-30 cm (8-12 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June

Bloom Colour:

Purple

Foliage Colour:

Gray-Green

Soil:

Well-drained, Rocky

Notes:

Matted, cushion-forming habit, finely divided leaves ,colorful inflated red seed pods following bluish-purple blooms.