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Saxifrage? help please

I've just bought a really pretty one labelled Saxifizogo fortunei. I can't find any reference to it on the web - has anyone any info please?



Try searching 'Saxifraga fortunei' instead!

24 Oct, 2015


Oh gosh Bulba, now I feel really silly....If I use my imagination that is what its trying to say!
So looked it up and see its recommended for shade and I planted it in full sun - do I need to move it?

24 Oct, 2015


In northern Scotland we consider any part of the garden to be 'semi-shade' due to our climate (appart from a few days of the year). In Pembrokeshire I think that I might prefer to play safe and move it.

24 Oct, 2015


That's frustrating- bought it for that place. Ah well, back to the drawing board.

24 Oct, 2015


Stera - full shade in a permanently moist soil. I've learnt from losing a few but now found somewhere where it's happy.

24 Oct, 2015


Oh dear I haven't got anywhere like that. My permanent shaded places are dry. I'll try the old trick with gel crystals - it has worked well for me in the past. I do like it - hope I can keep it.

25 Oct, 2015


Well folks, if you're still interested, I moved it under the Magnolia stellata some time ago and although this is shallow rooted and dryish the plant is flourishing. Thank you for the advice.

27 May, 2016


Well done!

27 May, 2016

How do I say thanks?

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