Burnet Saxifrage description:
Creamy flowers in the summer.
Belongs to the Carrot family.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a wildlife garden, herb garden or rough area and is trouble free in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
We have plenty more herb plants for sale that are easy like this one.
Is also known as Lesser Burnet.
Botanical name: Pimpinella saxifraga or Pimpinella sanguisorba.
Caraway culinary uses:
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil. Tolerant of clay, chalky soil and acidic soil.
How much moisture:
Normal moisture – not too dry.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 50 cm.
Spread 20 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 25 plants per square metre.
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