| Tunic Flower, Coat Flower|
A member of the pinks family, P. saxifraga forms a dense mat of upright stems with very narrow leaves. Flowers are cup-shaped and usually pink, sometimes with darker veins.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded
Plant Use: In rock gardens, around flagstones, as a ground cover.
Width: Minimum: 12 inches Maximum: 24 inches
Foliage Texture: fine
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Requires well-drained soil. Will self seed, or you can sow seeds in spring or autumn. Divide in spring. The word Petrorhagia comes from the Greek words petros (rock) and rhagas (chink). Native to Turkey and southern and central Europe.