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PlantFiles: Toothed Saxifrage
Saxifraga 'Dentata'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saxifraga (saks-if-FRAG-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dentata

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under 6 in. (15 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral altagardener On Jan 2, 2011, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

According to M. McGregor (Saxifrages: A Definitive Guide), this plant is one of the London Pride Group cultivars of the section Gymnopera, and appears to be a selection of Saxifraga x polita.

Positive lehua_mc On May 20, 2010, lehua_mc from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

Found on a garden tour on a shady slope that backed into a forested park. Flowers in May were fairly insignificant.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Portland, Oregon
Kirkland, Washington

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