Saxifraga x 'carnival'
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Saxifraga x 'carnival'


  family saxifragaceae 
  genus saxifraga 

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Genus  Saxifraga Species  x 'carnival' Variety  Cultivar  Common names  saxifrage   rockfoil Family  SAXIFRAGACEAE Specimen number  S11528 Data source  HtZn p167
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Groundcover Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Mat forming Overall height  4" - 2' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Fertile Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 06a-09b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 08-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Saxifraga x 'carnival' can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -10� Fahrenheit. Saxifrage (also known as rockfoil) needs summer days with high heat. The optimal soil texture for this plant is one that is fertile. Full sun to partial shade is ideal for this species. It usually does best in moist, well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Stolon Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Saxifraga x 'carnival' is typically propagated with the stolons.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Saxifraga x 'carnival' is a perennial. Leaves: Saxifrage (locally known in some parts as rockfoil) has leaves arranged in rosettes. Flowers: This plant has tiny daisy like flowers. Flowers are borne during the month of March. The flowers are usually a red color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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