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Saxifraga umbrosa (Saxifrage)

Saxifraga umbrosa (Saxifrage)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Saxifraga umbrosa:

  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Saxifraga umbrosa

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Saxifraga umbrosa:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

View all the plants listed in Genus Saxifraga

View other ground cover plants with white flowers, or ground cover plants with medium green foliage

Common Missspellings: Saxefraga, Saxifruga, Saxifrega, Saxiphraga

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