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Alpine Garden


All the mountains of the world

This garden boasts one of the world's largest collections of alpine plants. These are truly hardy species, able to withstand the harsh conditions of their native mountainous regions. Yet at the same time they are quite vulnerable to the heat waves and heavy rains in the Montréal region, which can cause root rot. Fortunately, the poor, rocky soil of the Alpine Garden ensures good drainage.

 

Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives) - call number:0300-00034

Jardin botanique de Montréal (Marie-Claude Vallerand)


Pulsatilla vulgaris DissectaLewisia cotyledon Sunset Strain
Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Dissecta'
Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain'
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 Alpine Garden : Part 3

Previous stop of the historical path:
Flowery Brook
Next stop of the historical path:
Rose Garden

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