An unusual genus of plants (in UK cultivation), related to saxifragas. Typically evergreen, shade-loving, preferring a moisture-retentive soils. Over 80 species are spread across the Northern Hemisphere, including our native golden saxifrage, C. oppositifolium, with its euphorbia-like yellow flowers. For more show, try C. macrophyllum, from China, with its larger clusters of showy, pink-tinged white flowers. Often flowering early in the season, thus providing a useful source of nectar. The flowers are insect-pollinated, and attract small flies and beetles in particular.

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