Saxifraga fortunei x (SUAP 1683)

Common Name : saxifraga fortuneiType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : TuftedFoliage : DeciduousHeight : < 10 cmSpread : < 10 cmFlower colour : PinkFlowering from : Novemberto NovemberFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H6
Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe -20° to -15°
Sunlight : Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoilSeason of interest : AutumnTo be Sheltered Fragrant

Saxifraga fortunei – Alpine Garden Society plant of the month Nov 2011

Saxifraga fortunei was first described in 1863 by William Jackson Hooker from a Chinese collection and named for the adventurer Robert Fortune. It is a memeber of sect. irregulares of the Saxifragaceae which are distinguished by their uneven petal arrangement, or zygomorphy.

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2017.- Planted this experimental hybrid under cover of camellia and azalea.

See on garden plan