Saxifraga hostii

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saxifraga hostii, Tausch (S. elatior, Mert. & Koch. S. Aizoon var. Hostii, Hort.). Cespitose, 6-18 in. high: sts. erect, rather stout and glandular-pilose: basal lvs. numerous, rosulate, rather erect, lingulate with an obtuse apex and ciliate base, margin crenulate, the crenatures truncate; cauline lvs. oblong, rather obtuse, crenate-serrate; bracts oblong-linear, glandular ciliate: infl. a scape, paniculate above the branches, elongated, naked and densely glandular-pilose; the pedicels densely short-glandular: fls. white, often with numerous purple dots toward the center; calyx-lobes ovate-triangular; petals oblong or obovate-oblong, double the length of the calyx-lobes. May-Aug. Mountains of Cent. Eu.— A strong grower and said to produce offsets very freely and in this way spread rapidly. Var. rhaetica, Engl., also spelled rhoetica (S. rhaetica, Kerner). Basal lvs. linear-lingulate, apex rather acute: petals obovate-oblong, white with numerous purple dots above the middle. Mountains of Austria. CH

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