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Saxifraga fortunei 'Kokuryu Nishiki'


Saxifraga fortunei 'Kokuryu Nishiki' has unusual, rich burgundy flowers in large open panicles. Velvet saxifrages have attractive, thick, mounded foliage.

Saxifragra fortunei is a herbaceous perennial with fleshy, rounded, lobed basal leaves, often reddish beneath and sometimes with flushes of colour on top. The flowers are produced in large dense panicles in late summer and fall and can be red, magenta, pink, or white. They make great specimens for containers, troughs, or the front of the border. 'Kokuryu Nishiki' has unusual, rich burgundy flowers in large open panicles.

Common Name: Velvet Saxifrage

Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Burgundy

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Forests and rock crevices.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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