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Saxifraga stolonifera
Common Name: Srawberry Geranium Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

Saxifraga stolonifera
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This old-fashioned houseplant -- also called 'Mother of Thousands' -- is actually a good hardy groundcover for shade to part sun. Evergreen, fuzzy green foliage has maroon and light green to silver highlights. Long strawberry-like runners produce baby plants. Panicles of airy, white, bilaterally symmetrical flowers look like dancing ladies that float above the plant in late spring or summer.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Rocky cliffs.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Part Sun Part Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen Burgundy/Red/Purple Silver 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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