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Grows 2 inches (5 cm) high, 6 inches (15 cm) wide. Zones 5-8. Western central Pyrenees. Androsace delavayi A high-elevation perennial that will eventually form wide-spreading mats with age, cultivate in sun or part shade in fertile, well-drained soil. Flowers in spring, white, pale or deep pink, with a yellowish eye, and fragrant. Grows 2 inches (5 cm) high, 8 inches (20 cm) wide. Zones 3-8. Himalayas to Tibet, southwestern China, and northern Myanmar (Burma). Androsace globifera Androsace hirtella A perennial, cushion forming at first, then maturing into wide mats, cultivate in sun or part shade in fertile, welldrained soil with protection from winter wetness.
Grows 8 inches (20 cm) high, 12 inches (30 cm) wide. Zones 7-10. Pyrenees and eastern central Spain. Aphyllanthes monspeliensis 37 8-10. Southwestern Europe and Morocco. cm) high, 12 inches (30 cm) wide. Zones 2-8. Alps and the northern Apennines. Aquilegia Aquilegia bertolonii columbine Ranunculaceae One of the smallest and finest species of Aquilegia, the relatively large flowers of A. bertolonii are upturned, with a prominent, hooked spur. Cultivate in sun or part shade in fertile, well-drained soil.
Europe east to the Caucasus Mountains and south to northern Africa. Asplenium platyneuron ebony spleenwort A perennial fern for part shade in fertile, well-drained, rocky soil. Grows 6 inches (15 cm) high, 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) wide. Zones 5-8. Eastern North America. Asplenium scolopendrium hart's tongue fern An evergreen perennial for cool shade in fertile, well-drained moist soil, preferably alkaline. Zones 5-9. North America, Europe, and Asia. Cultivars. Asplenium scolopendrium 'Kaye's Variety', Kaye's hart's tongue fern, grows 10 inches (25 cm) high, 12 inches (30 cm) wide.