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Saxifraga × urbium

London pride

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.4m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Saxifraga × urbium (London pride). This perennial produce small mid-pink flowers from spring to mid-summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Saxifrage

Interest and use

Border

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilClay
  • 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

Seed in autumn or by rooted offsets in winter.

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