Hardy Plants

Saxifraga arendsii ‘Apple Blossom’

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Saxifragaceae
Color: light pink, mauve, lilac
Exposure: partial shade
Bloom Month: May-June
Height: 4-8”
Shape: cushion or mound
Soil: organically rich, gritty, well-drained
Moisture: cool, moist
Origin: Arendsii hybrid
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Propagation: softwood cuttings or division. Hybrids may be grown from seed, but may not come true
Notes: The Latin word saxifraga means literally “stone-breaker”; also called ‘Mossy saxifrage’ or ‘rock foil’; deadhead after flowering

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12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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