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Saxifraga stolonifera 'Maroon Beauty'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saxifraga (saks-if-FRAG-uh) (Info)
Species: stolonifera (sto-lo-NIF-er-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Maroon Beauty

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Plant is viviparous

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive vossner On Aug 15, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Use it extensively as a groundcover. In my area, seems to deal w/ heat a little bit better than ajuga. Flowers are insignificant, I usually cut them off as to me, interest is in the foliage.


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

Brewton, Alabama
Gadsden, Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Mountain Home, Arkansas
Fremont, California
Lewes, Delaware
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Cleveland, Ohio
Monroe, Ohio
Grants Pass, Oregon
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Richmond, Texas
Kalama, Washington

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