Saxifraga hirculus

From - Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Habit:  ?
Height:  ?
Origin:  ?
Exposure:  ?
Water:  ?
USDA Zones:  ?
Sunset Zones:
[[{{{domain}}}]] > [[{{{superregnum}}}]] > Plantae > [[{{{subregnum}}}]] > [[{{{superdivisio}}}]] > [[{{{superphylum}}}]] > [[]] > [[{{{phylum}}}]] > [[{{{subdivisio}}}]] > [[{{{subphylum}}}]] > [[{{{infraphylum}}}]] > [[{{{microphylum}}}]] > [[{{{nanophylum}}}]] > [[{{{superclassis}}}]] > [[]] > [[{{{subclassis}}}]] > [[{{{infraclassis}}}]] > [[{{{superordo}}}]] > [[]] > [[{{{subordo}}}]] > [[{{{infraordo}}}]] > [[{{{superfamilia}}}]] > [[]] > [[{{{subfamilia}}}]] > [[{{{supertribus}}}]] > [[{{{tribus}}}]] > [[{{{subtribus}}}]] > [[]] {{{subgenus}}} {{{sectio}}} {{{series}}} var.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saxifraga hirculus, Linn. (Leptasea Hirculus. Small). Perennial, 4-12 in. high: basal shoots or surculi short, prostrate, filiform, fuscous-villous and remotely foliose: sts. erect, leafy: lvs. lanceolate, flat, entire and obtuse; the lower and those of the surculi spatulate, attenuate to the ciliate petiole, the middle and upper lvs. sessile: infl. terminal, 1-3- and rarely 5-fld.; the peduncles erect, 1-fld., brown-villous and glutinose: fls. yellow, 1/2-3/4 in. across; sepals oblong, very obtuse, reddish ciliate; petals oblong or ovate-oblong, spotted with red at the base, 3 times longer than the sepals: fr. ovate. July-Sept. N. temperate, subarctic and alpine regions. B. B. 2:171; (ed. 2) 2:216. —An excellent plant for cold damp locations as it is a native bog-grower. Var. grandiflora, Hort., is freer flowering than the type and has golden yellow fls. 1 in. across; more desirable than the type. CH

The above text is from the Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. It may be out of date, but still contains valuable and interesting information which can be incorporated into the remainder of the article. Click on "Collapse" in the header to hide this text.


Do you have cultivation info on this plant? Edit this section!


Do you have propagation info on this plant? Edit this section!

Pests and diseases

Do you have pest and disease info on this plant? Edit this section!



If you have a photo of this plant, please upload it! Plus, there may be other photos available for you to add.


External links

blog comments powered by Disqus
Personal tools
Bookmark and Share