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PlantFiles: Red-stemmed Saxifage
Saxifraga lyallii

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saxifraga (saks-if-FRAG-uh) (Info)
Species: lyallii (ly-AL-lee-eye) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Grasmussen On Jul 24, 2007, Grasmussen from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4a) wrote:

Red-stemmed Saxifrage, Saxifraga lyallii, grows in wet meadows and along streams, from southern Alaska south through N. Washington and N. Idaho. Reddish Stems support a loose raceme of five white petals, each with two greenish spots, that soon fade. The reddish fruit is 2-4 curved upright capsules.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anchorage, Alaska



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