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Pink Elf® Saxifrage

Saxifraga fortunei

SKU
07673
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationsaks-if-FRAG-uh for-TOO-nee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 10 in. tall, 8 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Fall to Early Winter
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top inch of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

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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