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Saxifraga (Southside Seedling Group) 'Slack's Ruby Southside' (Saxifrage 'Slack's Ruby Southside')

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 (Southside Seedling Group) 'Slack's Ruby Southside'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Slack's Ruby Southside'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Slack's Ruby Southside' _ 'Slack's Ruby Southside' 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 red flowers with white petal tips.


Saxifraga (Southside Seedling Group) 'Slack's Ruby Southside' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red, White in Spring; Red, White 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 (Southside Seedling Group) 'Slack's Ruby Southside' (Saxifrage 'Slack's Ruby Southside') 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)

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Botanical name

Saxifraga (Southside Seedling Group) 'Slack's Ruby Southside'

Other names

Saxifrage 'Slack's Ruby Southside'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Slack's Ruby Southside' _ 'Slack's Ruby Southside' 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 red flowers with white petal tips.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red, White in Spring; Red, White 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 (Southside Seedling Group) 'Slack's Ruby Southside' (Saxifrage 'Slack's Ruby Southside') 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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