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Saxifraga 'Strawberry'

Saxifraga 'Strawberry'

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The Saxifraga stolonifera, also known as the Strawberry Begonia, features round, green leaves with silver veining and a soft, hairy texture. This plant is distinguished by its stoloniferous growth, producing baby plantlets on trailing runners. With a modest height of about 6-12 inches, Saxifraga stolonifera adds a touch of woodland elegance to any indoor setting.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Saxifraga stolonifera

Common: Creeping Saxifrage, Strawberry Saxifrage, Creeping Rockfoil, Aaron's Beard, Mother of Thousands, Roving Sailor, and Strawberry Begonia or Strawberry Geranium

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-75°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers cooler temperatures and can tolerate temperatures as low as 50°F (10°C) during the winter, which can actually help promote flowering in the spring.
  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Saxifragaceae family, is known for its diverse group of flowering plants that includes 640 known species
  • Saxifraga stolonifera prefers more temperate conditions and is often found in shaded, woodland areas, thriving under the canopy of forests where it can enjoy moist, well-drained soil.
  • This species is particularly noted for its stoloniferous growth habit, where it sends out runners (stolons) from which new plantlets form, allowing it to spread and cover ground effectively.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance
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