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botanical name:
Saxifraga 'Pablo Picasso'
Saxifraga 'Pablo Picasso' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.05m
width: 0.08m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Small cushion-forming alpine with tight rosettes of lime encrusted, grey-green leaves. Peach-pink flowers in March and April.


cultivation:
Very sharply drained alkaline or neutral soil in full sun. Avoid excessive winter wet. Can be grown in tufa.

propagation:
By separation of rosettes.

usage:
Suitable for alpine troughs, rock or scree gardens.

other notes:
Porphyrion section, Kabschia subsection saxifage, Conspecta Group.
Hybrid of Saxifraga kotschyi x Saxifraga cullinanii 'Radvan Horny', raised by Karel Lang, Czech Republic.

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