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Saxifraga cortusifolia

Saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to November
  • Height0.3m to 0.4m
  • Spread0.4m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite spotted yellow-red
  • Leaf ColourGlossy medium green

Description

Saxifraga cortusifolia (Saxifrage). This species is deciduous or evergreen plant with loose racemes of rounded, kidney-shaped, glossy medium green leaves. The flowers are borne in late summer with panicles of cup-shaped white blooms which are spotted with yellow or red.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub, Herbaceous or Alpine

Origin

E. Asia - Japan

Interest and use

Under shrubs

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • 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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