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SAXIFRAGA fortunei 'Black Ruby'

Black leaves in strong light conditions in summer that fade to a very dark red in autumn when the heads of deep ruby red flowers appear and last from OCT-DEC
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £8.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2020
  • Deciduous - or semi evergreen perennial. Kidney-shaped to rounded, 7-lobed leaves 6-10cm (2½-4in) across.
  • Red - ruby red
  • Height - 30cm (12in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennial. Produces loose, pendent panicles of flowers
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - species introduced into UK by Robert Fortune, Scottish plant hunter, in 1863. An Irregulares saxifrage. A woodland plant.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, slugs, vine weevil grubs, red spider mite.
  • Place of origin - northern hemisphere
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Black -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
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30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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