Saxifraga Winifred Bevington description
The creamy pink flowers with pink eye in early summer create a pink haze effect – excellent for a semi shady spot.
Neat, fresh green rosettes.
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 easy in any reasonably drained soil, provided it isn’t too dry and provided there are no Vine Weevil in your garden (see ‘Care and maintenance’ below).
The best position in the garden:
Sun or partial shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, especially good for the front of a shady flower border.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil where not too dry.
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.