Petrorhagia saxifraga

Tunic Flower, Tunica saxifraga

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Tunic flower is a long-blooming matting perennial with short grass-like foliage.   The airy clusters of wiry stems are topped by small dianthus-like flowers that open white and quickly flush pink from spring to late summer.  Grows best with full sun and well-drained soils.  Aggressive self-seeder.

Type: 

PerennialGroundcover

Height: 

0.5' - 1'

Spread: 

1’ - 1.5'

Spacing: 

1'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 7

Culture: 

Full SunPartial Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Mulch to maintain moisture.  No serious diseases or pests.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasRock Gardens, Groundcover, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Candytuft, Hyssop, Blueberry

Image: Krzysztof Ziarnek, KenraizPetrorhagia saxifraga kz1CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: I, ChrumpsPetrorhagia saxifragaCC BY-SA 3.0

 

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