Go Back Saxifraga Purple Robe

Saxifraga x arendsii 'Purple Robe'
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Plant Type: Perennials

An easy care perennial that looks great in a rock wall crevice or cascading over the top. Although saxifragas are normally thought of for the rock garden, they grow well in garden soils with plenty of humus that won't dry out.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Dead head flowers and divide rosettes in spring or autumn.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Cushion forming tufts of green leaves

Plant Spread

10-12 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

12-16 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average to moist soil needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Flower beds, Border , Ground cover, Rock Gardens

Bloom Time

May to June

Critter Resistance


Full sun to part sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests

Leaves turn a deep mahogany color when the weather turns cool.