Kabschia Saxifrages in 2010

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Boland
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Kabschia Saxifrages in 2010

My Kabschia season is just starting, despite wet sloppy snow today! Open now is S. apiculata 'Gregor Mendel' and S. X kellereri 'Suendermannii'. Both are in troughs.

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My season was late this year - held up till the beginning of March while they're usually started by the end of January - but since then it has rushed by - nearly all over now - at the moment its Sax. marginata which is really strutting its stuff - a few others still to come but its been very dry for the last four weeks that they are barely coming to anything. Most years one of my first is 'Maria Louisa' but 'Gregor Mendel' is always one of the earlier ones and so good.

Malcolm McGregor
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What I meant was that those that are coming into flower now are passing by so fast - they're still flowering but they are so quickly past at the moment. Mind I'm lining quite a few up to take cuttings in the nest few weeks and I'm hoping to get some decent set of seeds from some as well.

Malcolm McGregor
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East Yorkshire, UK

Lori S.
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This may be only contribution to this thread - Saxifraga sancta var. macedonica.  (The jack rabbits developed some rather esoteric tastes over the winter, and munched on my saxifrages in the troughs out front, so they look quite awful!  I may end up moving the tastier things into the fenced rabbit-proof back yard.)

Lori
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3
-30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Mark McD
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Skulski wrote:

This may be only contribution to this thread - Saxifraga sancta var. macedonica.  (The jack rabbits developed some rather esoteric tastes over the winter, and munched on my saxifrages in the troughs out front, so they look quite awful!  I may end up moving the tastier things into the fenced rabbit-proof back yard.)

Beautiful Sax!  And curses to the %$^*#%! rabbits.

Mark McDonough
Massachusetts, USA, near the New Hampshire border USDA Zone 5
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Hoy
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Rabbits! Who needs rabbits when you have slugs?

Trond
Rogaland, Norway - with cool, often rainy summers  (29C max) and mild, often rainy winters (180 cm/year)!

Boland
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True Trond!  I have no rabbits but plenty of slugs!

This is S. burseriana 'Elizabeth'...not quite comparable to those on the UK show benches!

Todd Boland
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Zone 5b
1800 mm precipitation per year

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