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Saxifraga ferdinandi-coburgi (Ferdinand saxifrage)

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga ferdinandi-coburgi

Other names

Ferdinand saxifrage

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Species

S. ferdinandi-coburgi - S. ferdinandi-coburgi is a very small, cushion-forming, evergreen perennial with small, linear, grey-green leaves and sparse yellow flowers on upright, red stems in spring.


Saxifraga ferdinandi-coburgi is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Bright-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Saxifraga ferdinandi-coburgi (Ferdinand saxifrage) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in acid-free, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

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

Botanical name

Saxifraga ferdinandi-coburgi

Other names

Ferdinand saxifrage

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Species

S. ferdinandi-coburgi - S. ferdinandi-coburgi is a very small, cushion-forming, evergreen perennial with small, linear, grey-green leaves and sparse yellow flowers on upright, red stems in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga ferdinandi-coburgi (Ferdinand saxifrage) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in acid-free, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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