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Saxifraga sarmentosa ‘Tricolor’

Strawberry geranium

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.1m
  • Growth HabitIrregular tuft
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen-red marked silver

Description

Saxifraga sarmentosa ‘Tricolor’ (Strawberry geranium). This is also known as S. stolonifera 'Tricolor'. Bears green-red leaves with silver markings.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Saxifrage

Interest and use

The plants are well appreciated as shade loving ground cover.

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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.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn, by division or from rooted offsets in winter.

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