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botanical name:
Dryas drummondii
Dryas drummondii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Drummond's Mountain Avens, Yellow Mountain Avens, Yellow Dryad
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: cream
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
description:
Low growing mat-forming subshrubby perennial spreading by rooting woody stems. Alternate, elliptic to oblong, coarsely toothed, leathery dark green leaves. Nodding pale creamy yellow flowers in early summer, held above the foliage on slender stems. Feathery seed heads follow.

cultivation:
Well drained gravely or stony soil in full sun.

propagation:
By seed, cuttings or layering.

usage:
Rock gardens.

other notes:
From the mountains of Northwestern North America.

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