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Saxifraga cespitosa

Tufted saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.15m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.4m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourPink, red white, yellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Saxifraga cespitosa (Tufted saxifrage). Grows as a wild flower in Britain and Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous or Alpine

Other common names

Saxifrage

Interest and use

Rock garden.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • 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

Propagate from seeds in the autumn, by division or from rooted offsets in winter.

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