Saxifraga Canis Dalmatica description
White, spotted pink, 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 undemanding in any reasonably drained soil, provided it isn’t too dry.
It is an Encrusted Saxifrage type.
Also known as: Saxifraga ‘Canis-dalmatica’ (× gaudinii)
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small gap at the front of a flower bed.
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.
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