Saxifraga Marto Ross
Saxifraga ‘Marto Rose’ (x arendsii)
Saxifrage ‘Marto Rose’, Saxifraga x arendsii ‘Marto Rose’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Marto Rose’ _ ‘Marto Rose’ is a compact, mat- or mound-forming, evergreen perennial with lobed or lance-shaped, bright green leaves and short, slender, upright stems bearing star-shaped, red flowers in spring and early summer.
Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact, Mat Forming
Rose-pink in Spring; Rose-pink in Summer
Bright-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Slugs , Vine weevil , Glasshouse red spider mite , Aphids
Trim lightly after flowers to remove spent flower stalks. Do not cut in autumn or spring. Summer dormant.
Saxifraga ‘Marto Rose’ (x arendsii) (Saxifrage ‘Marto Rose’) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Rock, Low Maintenance, Gravel, Containers
Grow in moderately fertile, consistently moist but very well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in partial shade. Prefers cool, moist summers. A light top-dressing of sand after flowering will help keep clumps tight and avoid root-rot.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained