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Saxifraga epiphylla 'Purple Piggy'

Pot Size: 9cm
Price: £10.00
From cultivation in Japan, a new species from China. It is part of the Irregulares section of Saxifraga, which normally have the elongated lower petals. The added attraction of this species is the thick textured kidney-shaped evergreen leaves, a bright purple, sometimes green spotted on the undersides. In addition to this, it produces a young plantlet at the base of each leaf blade ('with a foliar embryo in the sinus').

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Saxifragaceae) Saxifraga epiphylla 'Purple Piggy'
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial White Spring, summer creeping
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen grey China
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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