Saxifraga stolonifera ('Mother of Thousands') is part of the Saxifragaceae family and is native to Asia. Although this plant looks similar to Begonia and Geranium, they are not related. Saxifraga puts out little stolons which grow small plantlets. Leaves are kidney shaped and furry. 


Pot: 12cm pot

Foliage: Approximately 20cm


Secrets to success


Temperature: 10-15°C.


Light: Bright indirect light.


Watering: Allow soil to dry in between watering. Try to keep leaves dry as they will mark.


Air humidity: Lower to average humidity is fine.


Fertilising: Feed bi-weekly to monthly, half the recommended dosage of fertiliser. 


Potting mix: A chunky mix with added gravel and perlite for drainage.


This plant is non-toxic.

Saxifraga stolonifera - Mother of thousands