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Saxifraga stolonifera (Strawberry geranium)

Saxifraga stolonifera Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Saxifraga stolonifera saks-IF-rah-gah sto-lon-IF-er-ah Common Name: Strawberry geranium Genus: Saxifraga
This plant is a rosette-forming evergreen perennial with kidney-shaped to rounded leaves. It produces white flowers with red or yellow spots in summer.
Care: Grow in a mixed border or rock garden, in moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation: Detach individual rosettes and root as cuttings in late spring or early summer.
Problems: Aphids, slugs, vine weevil grubs, and spider mites.
Height 6 in. to 12 in.
Spread 6 in. to 12 in.
Light Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color Red Flower; White Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Style Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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