Touran™ Pink Saxifrage

Saxifraga x arendsii

This cool-season alpine perennial provides an abundance of deep velvet red blooms that will last all spring and into early summer. Forms a low cushion of deer and rabbit resistant foliage. Perfect in a rock garden, bed, or border. Excellent in pots. An evergreen perennial.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationsaks-if-FRAG-uh ar-END-see-eye
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 8 in. tall, 6 to 10 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Early Summer
Design IdeasPerfect for filling in small spots. Plant at the front of borders, or along rock edging and accents where it will fill in against the edge nicely. Plant en masse to create dense mats that hug the ground. A popular choice for rock gardens. Also an excellent addition to containers.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Japanese Sedge (Carex morrowii); Astilbe (Astilbe); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Grows easily in average to enriched, evenly moist, well drained soil. Thrives in cool summer areas. Prune lightly after bloom period to remove spent flower stems and rejuvenate the foliage. Feed in early spring and again after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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