Rock Beauty (Petrocallis) - P. pyrenaica is a beautiful little alpine plant, forming dense cushions 2 to 3 inches high, resembling a mossy Saxifrage, with fragrant pale lilac flowers, faintly veined, coming in April.
Maidens Wreath (Francoa) - Chilian plants of the Saxifrage family, somewhat tender, and best for dry sheltered positions on warm borders in light loam.
To prevent splashings, the ground might be surfaced with a dwarf mossy Saxifrage or Sandwort.
Tellima - Perennials of the Saxifrage order, from N.
On the mountains of Java there appears to be no truly alpine flora; Saxifrage is not found.
(Gentiana acaulis) and London pride (Saxifrage umbrosa),, Cerastium tomentosum, Stachys lavata and the beautiful evergreen Veronica rupestris with sheets of bright blue flowers, close to the ground, or by some of the finer grasses very carefully selected, such as the sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina) or its glaucous-leaved variety.
Handsome herbs of the saxifrage family.
Some species of saxifrage and of ferns also produce buds on their leaves and fronds.
The following purely Caucasian species also grow on the coastfive species of spearwort, three of saxifrage, Aster caucasica, Dioscorea caucasica, Echinops raddeanus, Hedera colchica, Helleborus caucasica and Peucedanum caucasicum.
- Diagram of the flower of Saxifrage (Saxifraga tridactylites).