Saxifraga Esther description
Light yellow flowers on tall stems in early summer.
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 reliable in any reasonably drained soil, provided it isn’t too dry.
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 border.
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.
Buy alpines, herbs, wildflowers, perennials and other plants.