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Saxifraga stribrnyi

Saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.15m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPurple
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Saxifraga stribrnyi (Saxifrage). This is a mound forming species with rosettes of lance-shaped to spoon-shaped, blue-green leaves. The flowers are borne in late spring and early summer on arching stems with racemes of cup-shaped, purple blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

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

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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