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Saxifraga 'Pixie Rose' (Saxifrage 'Pixie Rose')

Intermediate
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Pixie Rose'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Pixie Rose'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Pixie Rose' _ 'Pixie Rose' is a low, cushion- to mound-forming, evergreen perennial with flat sprays of needle-like, bright to mid-green leaves and, in spring, very short stems bearing upward-facing, cup-shaped, rose-pink flowers with white eyes.


Saxifraga 'Pixie Rose' is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Rose-pink in Spring

Foliage

Bright-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

Pruning

Trim lightly after flowers to remove spent flower stalks. Do not cut in autumn or spring.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Pixie Rose' (Saxifrage 'Pixie Rose') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, consistently moist but very well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in partial shade. Prefers cool, moist summers. A light top-dressing of sand after flowering will help keep clumps tight and avoid root-rot.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Exposed

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Pixie Rose'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Pixie Rose'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Pixie Rose' _ 'Pixie Rose' is a low, cushion- to mound-forming, evergreen perennial with flat sprays of needle-like, bright to mid-green leaves and, in spring, very short stems bearing upward-facing, cup-shaped, rose-pink flowers with white eyes.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Rose-pink in Spring

Foliage

Bright-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

Pruning

Trim lightly after flowers to remove spent flower stalks. Do not cut in autumn or spring.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Pixie Rose' (Saxifrage 'Pixie Rose') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, consistently moist but very well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in partial shade. Prefers cool, moist summers. A light top-dressing of sand after flowering will help keep clumps tight and avoid root-rot.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Exposed

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, Zone 5, Zone 4

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