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botanical name:
Saxifraga 'Southside Seedling'
Saxifraga 'Southside Seedling' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: red & white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Mat forming, tufted evergreen alpine with large rosettes of oblong to spoon-shaped, pale green leaves up to 12cm long. Large arching sprays of red-spotted, white flowers in late spring and early summer. Similar to Saxifraga cotyledon.

cultivation:
Very well drained alkaline to neutral soil in full sun or light shade in hot areas. Avoid excessive winter wet.

propagation:
By separation of rosettes.

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

other notes:
Ligulatae section saxifage.

RHS AGM

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