SAXIFRAGA SEEDS

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  1. SAXIFRAGA CAESIA

    This encrusted saxifrage makes a tight mat of very small compact rosettes which have silver-edged, dark-green leaves, and arching, dividing stems that bear sprays of pure white flowers in summer. It comes from the mountains of central and southern Europe, where it lives on limestone screes and rocks, and will do best if grown in tufa, but if in the open garden, it is best kept out of full sun. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  2. SAXIFRAGA CALLOSA

    Making an impressive show when it flowers, this rarely-seen plant makes rosettes of linear, lime-encrusted, silvery-grey leaves, from which erupt large arching stems carrying congested panicles of starry white flowers. AGM winner ... Learn More

    $4.10

  3. SAXIFRAGA CEBENNENSIS

    This rare mossy saxifrage, restricted to the Cevennes region of Southern France, makes an exceptionally tight, dark green "mossy" dome, completely covered in yellow-eyed white flowers in spring. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  4. SAXIFRAGA COCHLEARIS

    In early summer, from a dense, solid cushion consisting of compact evergreen rosettes of spoon-shaped, mid-green leaves with lime-encrusted margins, arise dense hairy sprays of rounded, sometimes red or yellow-spotted, white flowers in early summer. It performs well in a moderately fertile, very well drained scree or rockery. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  5. SAXIFRAGA CRUSTATA

    Dense mats of medium sized, unusually narrow, lime-encrusted, silvery rosettes erupt with red-stemmed Inflorescences, 12-24cm high carrying branched panicles of small starry flowers with long yellowish-white petals. These superb alpines grow on the Eastern Alps, including the Dolomites, and also in northern Yugoslavia on limestone rocks. ... Learn More

    $3.54

  6. SAXIFRAGA CYMBALARIA

    Masses of small yellow star-shaped flowers arise in spring and early summer on a low shiny cushion of tiny, rounded, succulent, heart-shaped leaves. They are special because, unlike most other saxifrages, they self-seed gently into cracks where very few other plants will grow or establish and, very much like erinus, rarely becomes a nuisance, ... Learn More

    $3.47

  7. SAXIFRAGA FEDERICI-AUGUSTI GRISEBACHII

    A tight rosette of silver encrusted leaves give way to a bright red flowering stem, which arises like a dragon's head from the blood-red-centred rosette, bearing sprays of pink flowers. The colony of rosettes will slowly expand to make a mounded stunning effect. These plants do best in a well drained soil in a trough or rock garden. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  8. SAXIFRAGA HIRSUTA

    This fully hardy, perennial evergreen alpine opens its sprays of pink-eyed white flowers on thin hairy stems in late spring and early summer. Basal rosettes of rounded, spoon-like leaves, toothed at the edges, form most attractive slowly expanding carpets. ... Learn More

    $3.96

  9. SAXIFRAGA LONGIFOLIA

    This is by far the most spectacular of all of the 'encrusted saxifrages', the rosettes, growing for several years, reaching nearly a foot across. They then send up a massive stem producing a huge waterfall of white flowers, and then the plant dies! A sensible option is to maintain a constant succession of plants of increasing sizes so as to always have one flowering each summer. This impressive plant is endemic to the Pyrenees, the mountains of eastern Spain and also the Atlas Mountains from about 700-2400 metres. It is relatively easy to grow from seed, only needing good drainage to do well in the rock garden.. ... Learn More

    $4.38

  10. SAXIFRAGA MUTATA

    This species is an odd-one-out among the 'encrusted saxifrages', the rosettes being deep green without the white encrusted margins which are usually typical of this group, and the flower stems produce really unusual yellow to orange flowers with long thin petals, rather than white ones. The plants usually grow tiny rosettes before the large rosette dies, and they do best in partial shade, growing readily in cultivation and coming true from seed. They are native to limestone regions of the Alps and Carpathian Mountains, Italy, Switzerland and Romania. ... Learn More

    $4.10

  11. SAXIFRAGA PANICULATA

    This hardy, "encrusted" type of Saxifrage, native to the United States, forms neat, tight rosettes of evergreen, dark-green, silvery edged, narrow leaves, and sprouts 15cm high stems bearing sprays of white flowers in April and May. Plants achieve best results in well-drained soil in a sunny position. ... Learn More

    $3.96

  12. SAXIFRAGA PANICULATA MINUTIFOLIA

    This diminutive mat-forming, evergreen perennial bears small, dense rosettes of tiny, oval to oblong, lime-encrusted, silvery grey-green leaves and slender, red-flushed stems, bearing narrow, flat sprays of cup-shaped, white flowers in late spring and early summer. Perhaps one of the best 'encrusted saxifrages' the silver rosettes are very tiny and densely packed. A really choice alpine making a wonderful trough plant or for chinking into rock crevices. ... Learn More

    $4.03

  13. SAXIFRAGA SEMPERVIVUM

    Striking, reddish, hairy stems hold clusters of nodding, bright purplish-red flowers above rosettes of grey-green, lime-encrusted leaves which in time produce impressive hummocks. Best grown in an alpine house or in a scree or rock garden, this lovely gem is found throughout the mountains of Balkans and Turkey. ... Learn More

    $3.96

  14. SAXIFRAGA SOUTHSIDE SEEDLING

    This most impressive plant makes large rosettes of very pale green leaves heavily encrusted with silvery deposits, the encrustation being limestone exuded by the leaves, hence the requirement for chalky soil. After several years when it reaches full size, the plant flowers, producing tall arching plumes of white flowers, which are heavily spotted with red near the base of each petal, and which continues for several weeks. The parent plant then slowly dies off, but before this happens it produces a useful number of small offsets which will be identical to the parent, as well as ripe seed which will invariably produce a large variety of differently coloured seedlings. Very few fertile seeds collected. ... Learn More

    $4.80

  15. SAXIFRAGA SPECIES MIXED

    This mixture will include most of the varieties we offer separately, and also a few rare and unknown species which are in too short supply to offer individually. These should include Spp. such as aretioides,canaliculata, corymbosa, marginata,opositifolia, and many more. ... Learn More

    $4.45

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