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PlantFiles: Robertsoniana Saxifrage, London Pride
Saxifraga x urbium 'Colvillei'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saxifraga (saks-if-FRAG-uh) (Info)
Species: x urbium
Cultivar: Colvillei
Additional cultivar information: (aka Serratifolia)

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Dark/Black
Leathery-Textured

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

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
Plant is viviparous

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Todd_Boland On Dec 7, 2004, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This selection of London pride has leaves that are more deeply and sharply toothed than the standard London Pride (probably an influence from the S. spathularis parent). The foliage may be a little more attractive than London Pride but otherwise, the plants look the same.

Regional...

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

Kapaa, Hawaii
Albany, Oregon
Kalama, Washington
Seattle, Washington



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