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Pink Elf® Saxifrage

Saxifraga fortunei

Pronunciation: saks-if-FRAG-uh for-TOO-nee-eye
SKU #07673
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An excellent border plant to brighten up shady gardens with stunning sprays of pink flowers held on dense short stems above low mounds of colorful foliage. The undersides of bronze tinged leaves are reddish purple. Perfect for use in a lightly shaded rock garden or woodland setting, but also great in pots. Semi-evergreen in mild climates.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Water when top inch of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Fall to Early Winter
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 10 in. tall, 8 to 12 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, moist, well-drained soil. Best in a bright to deep shade position, with over-story shelter in harsh climates. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. May be over-wintered indoors in colder northern zones. Clumps may be divided in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.