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Author Topic: Saxifraga General Care  (Read 1106 times)

FiestaRed

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Saxifraga General Care
« on: May 05, 2019, 02:21:28 PM »
Please excuse the most basic of questions. I have a large number of Peter Pan and Winston Churchill plants where the flowers have now started to go over. Do I simply leave the flowers and stems in place are is it best to remove them?

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Saxifraga General Care
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2019, 04:51:24 PM »
Sorry, I missed this one. I'd be inclined to snip them off if you haven't already done so.

One of mine that is easy to grow, Saxifraga x burnatii a cross between cochlearis and paniculata.

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Re: Saxifraga General Care
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2019, 12:45:25 PM »
Thanks for the help David, really appreciated.

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Re: Saxifraga General Care
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2019, 05:13:01 PM »
And  better to snip off the  old flowering stems rather than pull them off or try to snap them with  your  fingers.
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Re: Saxifraga General Care
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2019, 11:37:07 AM »
Another couple of easy ones.

Saxifraga stolonifera 'Cuscutiformis' 



Saxifraga 'Southside Seedling Group'

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Re: Saxifraga General Care
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2019, 08:41:16 PM »
Sorry, I missed this one. I'd be inclined to snip them off if you haven't already done so.

One of mine that is easy to grow, Saxifraga x burnatii a cross between cochlearis and paniculata.

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This is not S. x burnattii looks very like S. x farreri (S.callosa x S.cochlearis)
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