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Saxifraga 'Peter Burrow' (Saxifrage 'Peter Burrow')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Peter Burrow'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Peter Burrow'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Peter Burrow' _ 'Peter Burrow' is a compact, mound-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny grey-green leaves arranged in rosettes. In spring, it is covered with single, small lilac-pink flowers with orange centres.


Saxifraga 'Peter Burrow' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Lilac-pink in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn; Silvery-grey, Grey-green in Winter

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


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Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Peter Burrow' (Saxifrage 'Peter Burrow') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in acid-free, moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Susceptible to leaf scorch in warm situations. 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

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 'Peter Burrow'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Peter Burrow'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Peter Burrow' _ 'Peter Burrow' is a compact, mound-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny grey-green leaves arranged in rosettes. In spring, it is covered with single, small lilac-pink flowers with orange centres.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Lilac-pink in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn; Silvery-grey, Grey-green in Winter


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


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Peter Burrow' (Saxifrage 'Peter Burrow') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in acid-free, moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Susceptible to leaf scorch in warm situations. 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

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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