Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'
Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'
Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'
Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'
Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'
Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'

Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'

"Meadow saxifrage"

Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'

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Description

Low-maintenance plants are the best kind, and Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno' has long been a gardeners’ favourite for this very reason, providing gorgeous, low-level ground cover in a partially shaded spot with the very minimum of fuss. This humble plant has subtle looks and an unobtrusive nature, simply getting on with it throughout the year in its own delightful way. Just like the well-known ‘Flore Pleno’ snowdrop, this unusual saxifraga has elegant snowy-white double blooms which bear quite a striking resemblance – only this snowdrop doppelgänger has a summer flower instead! The evergreen rosette-like foliage is a feature in itself and serves as a fantastic year-round ground cover, ideally situated close to the front of the border or edging a shady bed.

Plant Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno' in close groups and it will gradually spread out to fill its designated space. It also makes a very nice container plant, particularly so when planted in a wide, shallow stone pot. If you have a cool, shady rockery, this fabulous plant is an absolute essential!

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Saxifraga granulata 'Flore Pleno'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Bulb size

    1

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    20 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Spreading
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Borders
    Ground cover
    Gravel gardens
    Rockery
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Sandy
    Loam
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2023
    You can expect your order in September 2023

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2023
    You can expect your order in October 2023

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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