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Saxifraga fortunei 'Maiko'
Common Name: Velvet Saxifrage Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

Saxifraga fortunei 'Maiko'
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Saxifragra fortunei is a herbaceous perennial with fleshy, rounded, lobed basal leaves, often reddish beneath and sometimes with flushes of colour on top. The flowers are produced in large dense panicles in late summer and fall and can be red, magenta, pink, or white. They make great specimens for containers, troughs, or the front of the border. 'Maiko' has pink to light pink flowers with reflexed petals on open panicles.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forests and rock crevices.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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