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Saxifraga brunonis

Saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.1m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Saxifraga brunonis (Saxifrage). This species is a deciduous mat-forming perennial herb with thread-like red-runners. The leaves are borne in small rosettes. The yellow flowers are borne in early summer to late summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and attractive foliage. Excellent in rock gardens, screens, raised beds and alpine houses.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

The soil conditions and position of light will depend on the species, They will also vary in hardiness from fully to frost hardy to marginally frost hardy. You can propagate from seeds in the autumn, by division or from rooted offsets in winter.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn, by division or from rooted offsets in winter.

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