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Saxifraga fortunei ‘Silver Velvet’

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Pinkish red flowers. Sep to Nov. Shade loving plant gives a fantastic display til frosts come. Will reappear in Spring. Worth growing for stunning dark red leaves with silver markings.

Saxifraga fortunei  ‘Silver Velvet’ | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.50

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Common names

Fortune Saxifrage ‘Silver Velvet’

Description

Saxifraga fortunei ‘Silver Velvet’ (Fortune Saxifrage ‘Silver Velvet’). Scalloped burgundy leaves with prominent silver stripes and open panicles of small, delicate cream-white flowers produced in September to November.

Cultivation

The soil conditions and position of light will depend on the specie. They will also vary in hardiness from fully to frost hardy to marginally frost hardy. Most form tight cushions and flower in early spring, flower stems being barely visible above leaves.

Interest and use

Grown mainly for foliage but but also for flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Saxifraga fortunei  ‘Silver Velvet’ | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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