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Saxifraga 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' (fortunei) (Saxifrage 'Blackberry and Apple Pie')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' (fortunei)

Other names

Saxifrage 'Blackberry and Apple Pie'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Blackberry and Apple Pie' _ 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' is a clump-forming, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with rounded to kidney-shaped, lobed, fleshy, mid- to bright green leaves, red beneath, and upright, red stems bearing loose, open panicles of creamy-white flowers from late summer into autumn.


Saxifraga 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' (fortunei) is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect flower stem

Flower

Cream in Summer; Cream in Autumn

Foliage

Red, Bright-green in Spring; Red, Bright-green in Summer; Bright-green, Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning

No pruning required. Remove faded flowers spikes if desired.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' (fortunei) (Saxifrage 'Blackberry and Apple Pie') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained soil in deep or partial shade. Mulch in spring. Dislikes excessive winter wet. Do not allow to dry out in summer.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' (fortunei)

Other names

Saxifrage 'Blackberry and Apple Pie'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Blackberry and Apple Pie' _ 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' is a clump-forming, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with rounded to kidney-shaped, lobed, fleshy, mid- to bright green leaves, red beneath, and upright, red stems bearing loose, open panicles of creamy-white flowers from late summer into autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect flower stem


Colour

Flower

Cream in Summer; Cream in Autumn

Foliage

Red, Bright-green in Spring; Red, Bright-green in Summer; Bright-green, Red in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning

No pruning required. Remove faded flowers spikes if desired.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Blackberry and Apple Pie' (fortunei) (Saxifrage 'Blackberry and Apple Pie') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained soil in deep or partial shade. Mulch in spring. Dislikes excessive winter wet. Do not allow to dry out in summer.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, 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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