Strawberry geranium

Saxifraga stolonifera

Photo/Illustration: 
Jennifer Benner
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Strawberry geranium (Saxifraga stolonifera)
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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.

Overview

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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