Mother of Pearl is a variety of Saxifraga which is a member of the Saxifraga family. Its botanical name is Saxifraga 'Mother of Pearl'. This variety is an Ornamental that typically grows as an Evergreen, which is defined as a plant that retains leaves throughout the year. Mother of Pearl has a mat-forming growing habit.
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How to grow Mother of Pearl
Mother of Pearl is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Mother of Pearl are Zone 1 and Zone 8. Mother of Pearl needs a soil ph of 5.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil).
Growing Mother of Pearl from seed
Transplanting Mother of Pearl
Mother of Pearl is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
Harvesting Mother of Pearl