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Saxifraga tridactylites

Rue-leaved saxifrage

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.02m to 0.03m
  • Spread0.4m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhitish pink shades
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Saxifraga tridactylites (Rue-leaved saxifrage). Grows as a wild flower in Britain and Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Saxifrage

Interest and use

Rock gardens Spring/Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • 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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