Note: This plant can only bought in set of plants.
Saxifraga Arendsii Limerock is a small evergreen perennial alpine with mound-forming green foliage and pretty little white flowers with a lime green centre in early summer. It’s an excellent ground cover plant and loves full sun.
Saxifraga Arendsii are mostly native to Asian and European mountain ranges. There are many cultivars, but Limerock belongs to the mossy saxigfrae family that has a mound-forming mossy cushion of foliage. Its foliage is needle-like in appearance but it’s soft to touch.
Limerock is prized for its star-shaped white flowers with a bright lime green ‘eye’ in the centre hence its name ‘Limerock’. Flowers appear in early summer held on short stems above its mound of moss-like foliage. The flowers are tiny but numerous creating a small carpet of colour.
Low-growing Rockfoil Limerock is an excellent gravel garden plant, a container edge softener, and a staple at the front of a hot mixed flower border.
Height and Spread of Saxifraga Arendsii Limerock Saxifrage Lime Rock is a small alpine that only reaches 15 cms in height and spread.
How Hardy Is Saxifraga Arendsii Limerock Rockfoil Limerock is hardy enough to withstand UK winters if its roots are well-drained. It loves full sun, copes with drought, and is rarely affected by pests.
How To Use Saxifraga Arendsii Limerock If you want ground cover that will establish and spread within a year then saxifrage is a good choice. Limerock equally loves an alpine planter and a sunny flower border where it will cover bare soil and quickly soften edges. Because it’s a sun lover Rockfoil Limerock will thrive in a rock or gravel garden, a hot courtyard city garden, or a sun-filled balcony where it will bloom for the majority of the summer months attracting bees and butterflies to its tiny white flowers. It’s practically no maintenance so this little saxifrage suits busy gardeners and low maintenance spaces that are hot and sunny.
How To Care For Saxifraga Arendsii Limerock Saxifrage Lime Rock loves sun but it grows in partial shade too. Choose a well-drained spot in any type of soil including chalk and clay and it will establish itself there quickly. No pruning or special care is needed, just be sure to water it well until established and cut back plants that overshadow its crown. Apply a layer of well-rotted organic matter around the crown and a light layer across its top in northern areas of the UK to protect it from very heavy frost or snow.