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Saxifraga 'Slack's Vesuvius' (Saxifrage 'Slack's Vesuvius')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Slack's Vesuvius'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Slack's Vesuvius'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Slack's Vesuvius' _ 'Slack's Vesuvius' is a compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennials with rosettes of strap-shaped, light-green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, arching stems bearing panicles of crimson flowers with white petal tips.


Saxifraga 'Slack's Vesuvius' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Flower

Crimson, White in Spring; White, Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Light green 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

Pruning

Deadhead if desired.

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings


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Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Slack's Vesuvius' (Saxifrage 'Slack's Vesuvius') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m 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. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Slack's Vesuvius'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Slack's Vesuvius'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Slack's Vesuvius' _ 'Slack's Vesuvius' is a compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennials with rosettes of strap-shaped, light-green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, arching stems bearing panicles of crimson flowers with white petal tips.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Crimson, White in Spring; White, Crimson in Summer

Foliage

Light green 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

Pruning

Deadhead if desired.

Propagation methods

Leaf cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Slack's Vesuvius' (Saxifrage 'Slack's Vesuvius') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m 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. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, 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

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