2802 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2010-12-05|
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Locality: Mountain View Experimental Gardens, Peak 7 area, Breckenridge, Colorado, elevation 10,000 feet, USDA Zone 4.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Cortusa turkestanica (Alpine Bells) is a large-leaved species that thrives in my artificial bog garden in light shade. It's lovely, magenta bells are head high above the attractive foliage on sturdy stems reaching a height of 24 inches, if given plenty of moisture. It blooms in mid-July. (Sent: Alpineemail@example.com)
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