Saxifraga stolonifera

Saxifraga stolonifera

  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Flower name
    Saxifraga stolonifera
  • Scientific name
    Saxifraga stolonifera
  • AliasBeefsteak geranium, 雪の下, ビーフステーキ・ゼラニウム
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Saxifraga stolonifera

Saxifraga stolonifera or Yukinoshita (cientific name: Saxifraga stolonifera) is native to Japan and it is a crawling hardy evergreen perennial of the family Saxifragaceae. It grows naturally in the wetlands of Hokkaido - Kyushu. There is a liner like strawberry, from which the roots come out and the number of child stock increases. There is long white hair in whole grass. During the rainy season, extend a conical inflorescence from flower stalks and add many white flowers. It is an amphoteric flower and is a symmetrical flower. The shape of the flower consists of three petals on the top and two petals on the bottom. Petal spots appear in the upper three petals and there is a macula in the base. The two lower petals are slender. The grassy appearance looks thin and fragile as a whole, but since it is in bloom in bloom, it draws attention despite being plain. In the same department, there are similar daimonjisou and Himaraya Yukinoshita.

Common name: saxifrage, scientific name aka:Saxifraga stolonifera:Beefsteak geranium, origin: Japan Habitat: Hokkaido-Kyushu living types of the creeping cold-resistant Evergreen perennial plant: 10-50 cm bisexual flowers left-right, asymmetric flower, flower petal:2~2.5cm, petal parameters: 5 star: on red plaques into the 3 petals flowers at the base macula under two petals are long and slender, and flowering: May to June, Fruit type: capsule , fruit length:0.5cm, seed color: dark brown, black, seed shape: oval-shaped species.


  • Eye
    Saxifragales
  • Family
    Saxifragaceae
  • Genus
    Saxifraga
  • Species
    S. stolonifera
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    kidney-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeThis Hardy grass green for many years
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.5 cm

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