Latin name: Dryas octopetala

Mountain avens

0,1 m. 0,33 f.
Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Dryas

The genus name is derived from the mythical wood nymph "Dryad". It contains 3 species of evergreen subshrubs (herbs with a woody lower stem).
They grow in full sun and partial shade, in pebbly soils.
Plant in rock gardens.
Propagated by seeds and cuttings.
No disease problems.
Latin name: Dryas octopetala
Short plant with white flowers borne in late spring and early summer.