Rock Foil (Saxifraga spp.)
Rock Foil Plant FeaturesGood things do come in small packages! Take rock foil for example. This low, mounding plant thrives on hard-to-plant hillsides or slopes where it's ground-hugging foliage and pretty rose flowers add color and texture. Rock foil grows only 4 to 6 inches tall, but each plant can form a wider mat of foliage. It's a good choice to tuck in between bricks in pathways or walls. Rock foil thrives in full sun or partial shade as long as its kept away from the beating sun -- this plant likes cool weather. The flowers are attractive to butterflies. Rock foil is also deer resistant. Hardy from zones 5-7.
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Rock Foil Growing InstructionsPlant rock foil in a sunny or partially sunny spot with well-drained soil that doesn't retain water after a hard rain. In areas with hot summers, plant rock foil where it's cool and protected.
Rock foil is not recommended for human or animal consumption.
Medium water needs
Complement your Rock FoilArmeria
The fine foliage of Armeria complements the succulent leaves of Rock Foil.
Candytuft and Rock Foil look good together tucked into a garden pathway.
Thyme makes a lovely, fragrant partner for Rock Foil