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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. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

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 ShadeBloom Time(s):

SKU: SAXSV Categories: ,
Common Name Saxifrage
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Saxifraga
species fortunei
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 6" / 6" / 9"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time --
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Black, Silver
Soil Organic, humus rich, moist, well drained. Low to no peat in soil.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses --
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
Water (Garden) Prefers moist conditions in the garden.
How Different? Leaf coloration.
Landscape Value Shade garden edger.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Drainage is very important. Does not like full sun.
Grower Notes --
Saxifraga 'Silver Velvet' - Product Profile
Saxifraga 'Silver Velvet' - Growing Recipe

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