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Saxifraga can be annuals, biennials, evergreen or herbaceous perennials, mostly mat-forming in habit, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and starry or rounded flowers which may be solitary of in panicles or cymes
Irregulares section saxifrages are shade-tolerant, usually herbaceous perennials forming rosettes broad, palmately lobed leaves, with leafless stems bearing lax panicles of small flowers with short upper, and longer lower petals, in summer or autumn
S. stolonifera is an herbaceous perennial, semi-evergreen under glass, to 30cm, with long, slender red stolons bearing plantlets, rounded hairy dark green leaves to 10cm across, with silvery veins above, reddish beneath; small white flowers in panicles
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow indoors where it tolerates a wide range of conditions. Outdoors grow in well-drained humus-rich soil in full or partial shade
Propagate by seed or detach individual rosettes
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by slugs, aphids and glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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