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botanical name:
Saxifraga x apiculata 'Alba'
Saxifraga x apiculata 'Alba' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.10m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Cushion-forming alpine with tight rosettes of linear to lance-shaped deep-green, slightly chalk encrusted leaves. Small white flowers with yellow stamens, in early spring.

cultivation:
Very sharply drained alkaline or neutral soil in full sun or a little shade in hot positions. Avoid excessive winter wet.

propagation:
By seed or separation of rosettes.

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

other notes:
Porphyrion section, Kabschia subsection saxifage.

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