Saxifraga umbrosa

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 Saxifraga umbrosa subsp. var.  
Saxifraga umbrosa
Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring, early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 1 to 5
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink
Saxifragaceae > Saxifraga umbrosa var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saxifraga umbrosa, Linn. London Pride. St. Patrick's Cabbage. Loosely cespitose, 6-12 in. high, with subligneous caudicles: sts. erect, naked: lvs. forming a dense rosette 6-12 in. across, rather thick, leathery, gray-green, dull shiny, lower surface tinged reddish or violet, oblong or obovate-oblong, sparsely hirsute, very obtuse, attenuate to the ciliate (rarely glabrous) petiole, margin obtusely crenate: infl. laxly paniculate with 3-6-fld., shortly glandulose-hirsute branches: fls. white, varying pink; calyx-lobes oblong, rather obtuse; petals oblong-ovate, 3-nerved, with several red dots at their base and a yellow spot in the middle. June, July. Eu. —A very neat and attractive plant, frequent in European gardens, but rarely seen here. Var. acanthifolia, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. bellidifolia, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. crassiphylla, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. erosa, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. foliis-variegatis, Hort., a form with the lvs. variegated. Var. gracilis, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. marmorata, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. primuloides, Hort. (S. primuloides, Hort.), is described as follows: Will grow in sun, but prefers entire or partial shade. It forms masses of dark green rosettes of primula-like lvs., whence rise a host of slender sts. about 6 in. high, bearing little fls. of a kind of rose-pink (fls. also stated to be bright carmine-rose). Var. rotundifolia, Hort., is offered in the trade. Var. serratifolia, Don. (S. serrata, Sternb. S. serratifolia, Mackay), is a form with erect, oblong lvs. whose margins are acutely serrate. Ireland. There is a form of this variety known as S. umbrosa serrata minor. Var. variegata, Hort., is a form with the lvs. variegated with white. CH

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