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Saxifraga x geum
Common Name: Toothed Saxifrage Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)


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Notes:
This is a natural hybrid between S. umbrosa and S. hirsuta that occurs where the parent species' ranges overlap in the Pyrenees. S. x geum forms dark evergreen carpets of open rosettes with spoon-like leaves formed of long petioles (leaf stems) and rounded leaf blades with serrated edges. Reddish stems give rise to white flowers spotted with red in summer. Enjoys damp, shady conditions.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Shady, calcareous rock crevices or rock ledges.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourRed 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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