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Saxifraga cochlearis ‘Minor’

Saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.1m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourRed spotted white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Saxifraga cochlearis ‘Minor’ (Saxifrage). This plant is a small and hummock forming, with silvery white leaves. The flower stems are 10 to 15cm long with 10 to 15 small, white blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden

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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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