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.
Common Name: Toothed Saxifrage
Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-8
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Shady, calcareous rock crevices or rock ledges.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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