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botanical name:
Petrorhagia saxifraga
Petrorhagia saxifraga © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Coat Flower
synonyms:  Tunica saxifraga, Dianthus saxifragus, Kohlrauschia saxifraga
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Spreading, dense mound-forming alpine. Upright stems and small, very narrow, linear, opposite leaves. Covered in pale pink flowers in summer.

Very well drained, moist soil in full sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

From seed or by division

Rock gardens, wall crevices.

other notes:
Native to Central and Southern Europe

pronounced: pet-row-RAY-jee-ah saks-i-FRAH-ga
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