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Saxifraga ‘Silver Velvet’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Velvety black-bronze leaves are crossed with silver bands to produce an unforgettable plant with white flowers in fall.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 6″ / 6″ / 9″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: SAXSV Categories: ,
Common Name Saxifrage
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Saxifraga
species fortunei
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Black, Silver
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Leaf coloration.
Landscape Value Shade garden edger.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 6" / 6" / 9"
Soil (Garden) Organic, humus rich, moist, well drained. Low to no peat in soil.
Water (Garden) Prefers moist conditions in the garden.
Special Uses --
Comments Drainage is very important. Does not like full sun.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
pH 5.8 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Saxifraga 'Silver Velvet' - Product Profile
Saxifraga 'Silver Velvet' - Growing Recipe

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