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Androsace carnea   

This early and free flowering species originates in the Alps and Pyrenees is said to be one of the easiest Androsace to grow. It has clusters of dainty, rose pink flowers blooming in spring from 3-5" stems with elongated, pointy, grayish green tufts. Rhizomatous. 

    Common Name:Cushion Primrose
    Hardiness Zones:4-8
    Deer Resistant:No
Growing Tips: Plant in well drained, gritty soil.

About Androsace: Androsace is a huge genus of exceptional ornamental plants that are not difficult to grow and have many uses. It is perfect in the rock or alpine garden or in troughs and also looks nice in the front of the garden border. Use it in between the cracks in stonewalls or in crevices around flagstones. With so many beautiful choices there is one for most every situation.