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Chrysosplenium davidianum (David's golden saxifrage)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Chrysosplenium davidianum

Other names

David's golden saxifrage

Genus

Chrysosplenium Chrysosplenium

Species

C. davidianum - C. davidianum is a mat-forming, evergreen to semi-evergreen, rhizomatous perennial with upright, red, hairy stems bearing rosettes of broadly ovate, scalloped, hairy, mid- to dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, flat clusters of shallowly cup-shaped, bright yellow to yellow-green flowers above leafy, pale green bracts.


Chrysosplenium davidianum is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading

Flower

Yellow, Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Chrysosplenium davidianum (David's golden saxifrage) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moist, poor to moderately fertile, acid to neutral soil in full or partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Chrysosplenium davidianum

Other names

David's golden saxifrage

Genus

Chrysosplenium Chrysosplenium

Species

C. davidianum - C. davidianum is a mat-forming, evergreen to semi-evergreen, rhizomatous perennial with upright, red, hairy stems bearing rosettes of broadly ovate, scalloped, hairy, mid- to dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, flat clusters of shallowly cup-shaped, bright yellow to yellow-green flowers above leafy, pale green bracts.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Chrysosplenium davidianum (David's golden saxifrage) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moist, poor to moderately fertile, acid to neutral soil in full or partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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