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Saxifraga cymbalaria

Saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.1m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourOrange-yellow
  • Leaf ColourShiny bright green

Description

Saxifraga cymbalaria (Saxifrage). This species is an annual or biennial with alternate leaves which are 5-9 lobed and shiny bright green. The flowers are borne in cymes which are dull orange-yellow and bright yellow at the tips.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Evergreen, Shrub, Herbaceous or Alpine

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
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°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

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

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