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Saxifraga x zimmeteri
Common Name: Encrusted Saxifrage Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

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This is a natural hybrid between S. cuneifolia and S. paniculata that occurs where the parent species' ranges overlap in the Pyrenees. S. x zimmeteri forms deep forest green fleshy rosettes with silvery edges eventually forming into a spreading mound. The early summer flowers are classic starry white clusters with orange stamens. Sun to part shade.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Shady, calcareous rock crevices or rock ledges.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourRed 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Part Sun Part Shade Sun  Foliage ColourGreen Variegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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