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Fair Maids Of France

Saxifraga granulata

Also known as

Meadow saxifrage, Bulbous saxifrage, Saxifrage

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Fair Maids Of France Overview

This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Single, upright. ROOT: Fibrous, bulb-like buds from base of lowest leaves. HAIRS: Scattered, long, white, stickily hairy above. STIPULES: Absent. LEAF-STALK: Longer than blade or short on stem leaves. BRACTS: Small, slender. FLOWER STALK: 0.4-2cm, stickily hairy. SEPALS: 5, oval, tip blunt. PETALS: 5, oval. STAMENS: 10 STIGMA: 2, on long styles. OVARY: 1, 2-celled. SEEDS: Many, egg-shaped, rough.

How to propagate Fair Maids Of France

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Fair Maids Of France

Wildflower/meadow