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Saxifraga paniculata

Also called White Alpine Saxifrage, Rockfoil


More About Saxifraga paniculata

  • AKA Saxifraga aizoon
  • Evergreen, alpine species
  • Tall, red stems bear loose clusters of tiny, white flowers
  • Rosettes of gray-green leaves have encrusted margins
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer
  • Flower Height: 30 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

White
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Encrusted Saxifrage Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a dry, well-drained, alkaline-based soil, in full sun. Known to have a high resistance to excessive drought and heat. This species is naturally found in crevices of limestone.


Saxifraga paniculata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Evergreen
Evergreen
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Summer

Habit

Spreading
Mounding
Compact
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging