2805 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2010-12-05|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Mountain View Experimental Gardens, Peak 7 area, Breckenridge, Colorado, elevation 10,000 feet, USDA Zone 4.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: O. splendens blooms in late May to early June. It's attractive, gray-green foliage is set off by intense, reddish-violet blossoms on 6 to 8-inch high stalks. Once established in a dry, sunny location, it needs no care.
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