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Saxifraga 'Theoden' (Purple mountain saxifrage 'Theoden')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Saxifraga 'Theoden'

Other names

Purple mountain saxifrage 'Theoden'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Theoden' _ 'Theoden' is a small, compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny, dark-green, oblong leaves. In summer, it is covered with tiny, pink-purple flowers.


Saxifraga 'Theoden' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-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

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Theoden' (Purple mountain saxifrage 'Theoden') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in acid-free, humus-rich, well-drained soil in partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

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 'Theoden'

Other names

Purple mountain saxifrage 'Theoden'

Genus

Saxifraga Saxifraga

Variety or Cultivar

'Theoden' _ 'Theoden' is a small, compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny, dark-green, oblong leaves. In summer, it is covered with tiny, pink-purple flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-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

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Saxifraga 'Theoden' (Purple mountain saxifrage 'Theoden') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in acid-free, humus-rich, well-drained soil in partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

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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