Encrusted Saxifrage (Saxifraga 'Whitehill')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 8-12 inches
Plant Spread: 8-12 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Silver-blue leaves flushed red in the centers.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Clusters of tiny white flowers on arching stems.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Sempervivum Companion PlantsSempervivum Companion Plants
March 13, 2013

When ATP forum moderator Lynn Smith (valleylynn) asked me to write this article, she commented in her typically enthusiastic way that a visit to our nursery had transformed her thinking about gardening with Sempervivums. At Wild Ginger Farm, we specialize in alpine and rock garden plants and feature Sempervivums in our naturalistic display gardens. Written by Emma Elliot of Wild Ginger Farms.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Nov 12, 2019 1:17 PM 1,656
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