Botanical name: Saxifraga stolonifera
Other names: Strawberry saxifrage, Strawberry begonia, Old man's beard, Old man's beard, Strawberry geranium, Beefsteak plant, Creeping sailor, Creeping saxifrage, Mother of thousands, Wandering Jew, Aaron's beard, Saxifraga sarmentosa
Species: S. stolonifera - S. stolonifera is a creeping perennial which forms rosettes of rounded olive-green, silvery-veined leaves, flushed red on their underside and starry white blossoms with distinctive pointed petals and bright yellow ovary.
Saxifraga stolonifera is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green, Veined, White in Summer
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Generally disease-free
Propagation methods: Pot up sprouting plantlets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Saxifraga stolonifera (Strawberry saxifrage) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Indoor
Cultivation: Can be grown outside in free-draining, humus-rich soil in a sheltered, shady position. Also suitable for growing indoors or under glass, where it will be semi-evergreen.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)
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