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Saxifraga callosa lingulata Saxifraga lingulata
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
Ligulatae section saxifrages are evergreen perennials forming monocarpic rosettes, usually clustered, of narrowly strap-shaped or oblong, lime-encrusted leaves, with sprays of small white, pale yellow or pink flowers in late spring or early summer
S. callosa is an evergreen perennial with rosettes of linear, lime-encrusted silvery-grey leaves to 8cm in length. Starry white flowers 1cm in width are carried in large open panicles on arching stems to 25cm
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
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, very well-drained, alkaline soil in full sun. May be intolerant of winter wet, can be grown in a pot in an alpine house
Propagate by seed sown in pots in an open frame in autumn. 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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