COMMON NAME Saxifraga
TYPE mat – forming, herbaceous, evergreen perennial which grows in rosettes of medium green scalloped spoon – shaped leaves on short stems
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT shady borders, rock gardens, edges of woodlands
SOIL moist, well – drained soils
ZONE 6 – 8
FLOWER COLOR loose clusters of tiny pink – tinged white flowers on short stems in mid – summer lasting several weeks
NARRATIVE This plant makes a very good groundcover in shady areas. Rosettes may be divided in the spring although it spreads readily from underground rhizomes. Deer resistant and drought tolerant once established.