Strawberry Geranium

Strawberry Geranium

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Wild Petunia (Ruellia)

Wild Petunia


Common Name: Strawberry Geranium
Botanical Name: Saxifraga stolonifera
Plant Type: Perennial/Groundcover
USDA Hardiness Zone: 6
AHS Heat Zone: 9 to 1
Light Requirements: Partial Shade; Full Shade
Water Usage: Medium
Soil Type: Moist, Well-Drained
Height: 1 to 1 1/2 ft.
Spread:  1 ft.
Season of Bloom: April
Bloom Color: White
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Native TX Plant: Adapted
Wildlife Value:  

Outstanding foliage - its leaves are lime green with silver veins and reddish undersides. One of the finest, unique groundcovers for full shade and dappled shade. Needs excellent drainage - it is often used in rock gardens trailing over walls. Grows 1’ - 1.5’ tall. As an added bonus, Strawberry Geranium produces dainty white flowers borne above the foliage in early spring. Very hardy and decorative.

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