Saxifraga stolonifera 'Maroon Beauty'

MAROON BEAUTY STRAWBERRY BEGONIA


Evergreen Groundcover, Perennial

"A very bold colonizing woodland Strawberry Saxifrage with scalloped leaves that have an underside of maroon and a leaf top with intricate silver markings. In late April and May 18" spikes of white-flushed pink flowers on a delicate scape. Part shade to shade, enriched leafy soil. Spreads by runners. Cool under blue leaved Hostas and richly colored Heucheras. Good in containers in part shade." — Xera Plants

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average

Description

Size: 4 - 8 tall x 12 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Low and Spreading, Trailing
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Foliage, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Burgundy / Maroon, Variegated

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Apr, May, Jun, Spring, Summer


Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos