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
Further Reading....
  • 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)
    Borderline
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

SAXIFRAGA fortunei 'Black Ruby'

 
Available from July 2022 -
£13.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £11.00 each
Delivery Information Available from July 2022
  • 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
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • 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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