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saxifrage 'Peter Burrow'
Saxifraga 'Peter Burrow'
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
Porphyrion section saxifrages are compact, cushion or mat-forming evergreen perennials with small, usually lime-encrusted leaves, and 5-petalled white, yellow or pink flowers in early summer
'Peter Burrow' is an evergreen perennial forming a compact mound with rosettes of tiny, dark grey-green, awl-shaped leaves, becoming silvered in winter, and solitary pale purplish-pink flowers 2cm across, with orange anthers
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 East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, very well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil; keep roots moist. Tolerant of full sun in cool areas but protect from leaf scorch in warm areas
Propagate by detaching rosettes and rooting as cuttings in late spring or early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Aphids, slugs, vine weevil and glasshouse red spider mite may be a problem
Generally disease free
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