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Saxifraga  hostii Tausch  sect. Euaizoonia 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  hostii Tausch  sect. Euaizoonia
SynonymsSaxifraga altissima A.Kern.
 Saxifraga hostii ssp. dolomitica Braun-Blanq.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaCzechoslovakiaHungaryItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia, (CroatiaSlovenia)
rocks
Altitude1000-2500m
Description rosette large, purely green, leaves apically curved downwards, to 10 cm long, without incrustation, flowers in ramose panicle, petals red punctate
Size30-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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