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If you're looking for a splash of colour in your life, then you need to find yourself a Purple Saxifrage! This beautiful plant can be found in the wild in many different habitats, and it's definitely a sight to behold. Here's everything you need to know about this pretty flower.

The Purple Saxifrage is a member of the saxifrage family, and it get its name from its purple flowers. These flowers typically bloom in early springtime, and they're really quite something to see. The plant itself is quite small, only reaching about 10-15 cm in height. It's usually found growing in rocky or mountainous areas, as well as on cliffs and scree slopes. In fact, the Purple Saxifrage is the official flower of the Rocky Mountains!

If you're lucky enough to spot a Purple Saxifrage in the wild, then you'll want to take some time to appreciate its beauty. These flowers are quite delicate, so they don't last very long. The best time to see them is actually just after a snowfall, when they're at their peak.

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Geeky Facts about the Purple Saxifrage

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Purple saxifrage is one of the earliest flowering plants in its arctic or alpine habitat.

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Only grows in calciferous soils.

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Once the snow cover melts, flowering occurs in about 5 -16 days.

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