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Golden saxifrage

Chrysosplenium spp.

Chrysosplenium iowense by pellaea (CC BY 2.0)

Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size




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Golden saxifrage Overview

Genus also known as golden saxifrage, contains around 73 hardy, herbaceous perennials with round, lobed foliage. Flowers are produced in clusters, small, yellow or green with 4 petals. Growth tends to be creeping and they are adapted to damp, shaded forest locations in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

Common problems with Golden saxifrage