Peltoboykinia watanabe

Peltoboykinia

This is an easy to grow exotic from Japan that adores a moist leafy soil and part to full shade. A member of the saxifrage family, which includes Heuchera and Astilbe, it's a wonderful foliage plant that spreads by rhizomes and makes excellent ground cover in the darker areas of the garden. 

In spring the pinky-red young shoots push out of the soil and slowly expand into large, very deeply-cut, saucer-like, rich green leaves. In late summer the small, pale yellow flowers appear on thin wiry stems. 

These are charming rather than impressive but certainly add a little glamour.

Photo:© Jelitto

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£ 6.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Saxifragaceae

Hardy perrenial

H7

60cm 

60cm 

Rich green 

Creamy yellow 

Rich, moist 

Partial shade, shade

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