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Saxifraga lingulata

Saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.1m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourSilver

Description

Saxifraga lingulata (Saxifrage). This species will produce linear silvery leaves which are about 8cm long. The flowers are borne in the early summer with narrow panicles of star-shaped, white blooms.

Characteristics

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

Cultivation

They will 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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