Height: 4" (10cm) Flowering Time: Spring, summer Flower Colour: Red, pink, white ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Rosidae (Rose Superorder) Order: Rosales (Rose Order) Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family) Genus: Saxifraga Species: arendsii hybrids (hybrids of S. arendsii) ____________________________________
Saxifraga arendsii hybrids are some of the most popular plants for rockeries, troughs and alpine houses. They usually form dense rosettes of tiny leaves, with clusters of small flowers in shades of red, pink, or white, held only an inch or so above the foliage. They are evergreen, and form spreading mats hugging the ground between rocks or over the edges of walls.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Seed Pod The seedpod is a small ball.
Seed The seeds are tiny dark brown balls. There are many seeds in a seed pod.
Seedling The seedling is tiny, with pointed leaves.
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