Saxifraga cotyledon L.

Great Alpine Rockfoil

Evergreen perennial herb with leaves in basal rosettes about 10 cm wide, spreading by runners to form new rosettes. Leaves spoon-shaped, to about 8 cm long, finely toothed. Flowers about 2 cm wide, in branched clusters on stalks over 50 cm long, fragrant, petals white with pink spots or veins.

Montane Europe.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Saxifragaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Saxifraga cotyledon 'Pyramidalis'

Plant branching at the base. Leaves particularly long and narrow.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Saxifragaceae
genus        Saxifraga L.