Saxifraga aizoon Lutea description
Lemon yellow flowers held high above tight yellow rosettes in early summer.
The buds are red when they first appear.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, alpine bed, rock garden, in containers, or by a patio and is okay in any reasonably drained soil, provided it isn’t too dry.
Also known as Saxifraga × cotyledon Lutea and Saxifraga ‘Lutea’ (paniculata)
It is an Encrusted type of Saxifrage.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small space at the front of a plant bed.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil.
How much moisture:
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 20 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
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