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Does Saxifraga spread?

Last Updated: 17th February, 2020

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Saxifraga Plant Care
Mulch around the plants to conserve moisture and help prevent weeds from growing up into the center of the plant as it spreads. Water twice per week in summer.

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Consequently, can you split Saxifraga?

Saxifrage are usually small, low growing, flowering plants but if you find a spot that they really like they can grow to be quite large. Rather than trimming them back, it is easy to split them into multiple plants. Saxifrage have very shallow roots. Repeat to split the plant in multiple places.

Secondly, is saxifrage an evergreen? Being evergreen, the mossy saxifrages look attractive year-round. They bloom from April to June depending on your location, producing wiry stems 10-20 cm topped with a few, small saucer-shaped white, pink or red flowers. Well-grown specimens can be particularly floriferous, literally covering the plants in flowers.

Correspondingly, is Saxifraga poisonous?

Saxifraga 'Variegata' has no toxic effects reported.

How do you grow Saxifraga?

Planting and Growing Saxifraga Most varieties should be planted out in early autumn or late winter. For the best results grow in moderately fertile, well-drained alkaline (chalky) soil, in full sun or semi-shade. Incorporate horticultural grit at planting time to improve drainage.

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Saxifraga Plant Care. Mulch around the plants to conserve moisture and help prevent weeds from growing up into the center of the plant as it spreads. Water twice per week in summer. In colder zones, mulch over the plant lightly to protect the roots from freezes, but pull away the mulch in early spring.

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  5. Hardiness: fully hardy.
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