Fireworks in the Fall: Award-winning Saxifraga fortunei cultivars

Fri, 2018-11-23 14:04 -- gsparrow
23 Nov
Malcolm McGregor
 Saxifraga fortunei ‘Rubrifolia’ in flower on the rock garden at Wisley with S. stolonifera, out of flower, in background

Autumn is often seen as a time when things are winding down in the garden. Apples and pears are ready to be picked and stored, along with medlars and quinces; pumpkins are ready to be carved; fallen leaves swept up, and the garden put to bed. But there are some wonderful autumn flowers: chrysanthemums spring to mind, Michaelmas daisies, autumn-flowering crocuses and colchicums, cyclamen and gentians.

 

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