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Saxifraga 'Major' (Saxifrage 'Major')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Major'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Major'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Major' _ 'Major' is an evergreen perennial with grey-green leaves arranged in rosettes. In early summer, it bears panicles of small, white flowers on relatively tall, red stems.


Saxifraga 'Major' is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Silvery-grey in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Red spider mite (box and other) , Slugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Red spider mite (box and other) , Slugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings


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Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Major' (Saxifrage 'Major') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, very free-draining, acid-free soil in full sun or light shade, however in warm situations, protect from leaf-scorch.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

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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Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Major'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Major'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Major' _ 'Major' is an evergreen perennial with grey-green leaves arranged in rosettes. In early summer, it bears panicles of small, white flowers on relatively tall, red stems.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Silvery-grey in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Red spider mite (box and other) , Slugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Major' (Saxifrage 'Major') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, very free-draining, acid-free soil in full sun or light shade, however in warm situations, protect from leaf-scorch.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

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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