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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
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.

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

By separation of rosettes.

Suitable for rock or scree gardens and alpine troughs.

other notes:
Ligulatae section saxifage.


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