Saxifraga fortunei

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 Saxifraga fortunei subsp. var.  
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Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early fall, mid fall, late fall
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 6 to 8
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Flower features: red, pink, white, single
Saxifragaceae > Saxifraga fortunei var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saxifraga fortunei, Hook. (Bergenia Fortunei, Stein). Perennial, scarcely (if at all) sarmentose, up to 2 ft.: lvs. dark green, one-colored, basal, thick, strigose-pilose, rounded-reniform, nerved, somewhat 7-lobed, the lobes rounded, strongly and acutely laciniate-serrate; petioles longer than the blade, thick, sheathing, with the sheaths ciliolate-dentate: infl. loosely paniculate, borne on a stout, erect, strigose-pilose scape; the panicle-branches glandular, spreading, 4-7-fld.; pedicels nodding: fls. white; calyx-lobes ovate, rather obtuse, spreading; petals 1-nerved, unequal, 4 smaller, lanceolate, very entire or subentire, the fifth much longer, 3 or 4 times larger than the others, strongly serrate. June-Oct. Japan.—A very showy species which is not entirely hardy in England, requiring winter protection.

Var. tricolor, Hort., is a form with the lvs. irregularly blotched with rose, white, and yellow. CH

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