Please note

Porophyllum Saxifragas like a lot of light, but not much and directly sunlight. They prefer a cool spot in the rock garden but not too dark. Some can tolerate the sun a litlle bit better, but not during the hottest hours. In our not mountainous climate, with more wet than cold winters, a fast drainage is very important. That's why a poor gravelly soil is the best. But in summer roots may not dry out! Some of them need a bit more humus rich soil. Some grow best in a tuff stone. In the catalogue we use the following abbreviations


Location:    A= Sunny   B= Semi shade   C= Shadow but enough light   TS= Tuff   T= Trough

Difficulty:   1= Easy   2= Some minor adjustments   3= Best with winter cover   4= Alpine house

Growth:      1= Fast   2= Normal   3= Moderate   4= Slow

Soil type:   PGS= Poor gravelly soil     HRS= More humus rich soil     (Click here for more information)

Porophyllum F


x borisii

F.Sündermann   pre 1913

Like this old plant a lot. The multiple flowers are small but of a good darker yellow on a medium length stem. Nice bit columnar rosettes. For a open spot with good daylight and well drained. Recommendable old bloke!


Stock: 13

Location: A   Difficulty: 1/2   Growth: 2/3   Soil type: PGS



ferdinandi-coburgi var rhodopea

Rhodopi Mountains Bulgaria

Kellerer & Stojanov   1929

Botanical jewel, with characteristic rosettes and a very good darker yellow flower color. Strong Saxifraga for open spot with plenty of daylight and even some sun. Needs well drained soil. Older plants can flower very wel. One of the better botanical Saxes.

Stock: 11

Location: A   Difficulty: 1   Growth: 2   Soil type: PGS 


ferdinandi-coburgi var. rhodopea clone 'Agelo'

Rhodopi Mountains Bulgaria


Rhodopi mountains Bulgaria round 1500m on limestone cliffs. Doing very well in our lowland gardens. Strong and better flowering. Good growth and a hardy plant. Real good darker yellow flower color. Interesting Saxifraga.

 Stock: 11

Location: A   Difficulty: 1   Growth: 1/2   Soil Type: PGS




x salmonica

F.Sündermann  1920

Old and reliable cultivar. Good white flowers on semi reddish stem. Darker green rosettes intermediate the parents burseriana and marginata. This is a good white one which deserves a place in our rock gardens.

Stock: 6

Location: A   Difficulty: 1   Growth: 2   Soil Typ: PGS



x megaseaeflora

F.Holenka   1996

Another beautiful seedling from mr. Holenka. Small, tight cushion. Soft pink turning darker when colder. Tuff, Trough or pot culture.  Charming an very worthwile to grow plant. Needs a bit more sheltered spot behind a stone or mini conifer or so. Always highly in demand by collectors

Stock: 0

Location: B/TS/T   Difficulty: 2   Growth: 2   Soil Type: HRS


'Friar Tuck'

x boydii


A white flowering x boydii between all the yellows. Cross between 'Faldonside' and burseriana. Tight cushion, sharply pointed  leaves, very good big longlasting flowers. Requires a very well drained soil, open spot with enough daylight. When autumn/winter is more wet than cold i prefer overhead protection to keep him in good condition.


Stock: 9

Location: A   Difficulty: 2   Growth: 2/3   Soil Type: PGS



NCC   engleria type

B.Moerland   2013

She's a very nice engleria seedling with red flowers. Small and bigger rosettes growing together.  For an open wel drained sunny spot. All Engleria types are in our climate best with winter protection, especially when winters are more wet than cold. Slow growing, good grey sharp pointed rosettes. 

Stock: 0   

Location: A   Difficulty: 1/2   Growth: 2/3   Soil Type: PGS



burseriana clone

R.Farrer   1910

The original cultivar is probably not more available. But the plant going round under the name 'Gloria' is a very good and nice one. Big petals bit waved. Recommendable. Most burseriana's are best with winter protection when winter is more wet than cold.


Location: A   Difficulty: 1/2



Bulgaria and N-Greece

Kellerer & Sündermann 1901

Small and elegant plant. Short stem with small compact flowers. Light green rosettes. Needs a somewhat protected spot, behind a big stone or so.   Doing well but best to give overhead protection in autumn/winter. A must have for the real Saxifraga collector.

Stock: 6

Location: A/B   Difficulty: 2/3   Growth:3/4   Soil Type: PGS




F.Holenka   1996

Small tight growing rosettes. Short red stem with big good pink flowers. During flowering the eye turns more and more red due to ripening.  Best in tuff stone or trough or a bit more sheltered spot. Bit tricky to root.


Stock: 0

Location: B/TS/T   Difficulty:  2   Growth: 2/3   Soil Type: HRS


'Foster's Gold'

x elisabethae

H.L.Foster   1967

Popular Saxifraga and with good reason. Strong and vigorous , with good dark yellow flower color. Flowers multiple on mid length stem. For an open spot in very well gravelly drained soil. 


Stock: 0

Location: A   Difficulty: 1   Growth: 1/2   Soil Type: PGS



x megaseaeflora


F.Holenka   1990


Older intro from Holenka, not often offered but a very pleasant plant. Grows rather fast en flowers very well with a darker tint pink flowers. Short stem with somewhat nodding messy growing flowers.  Best in a sheltered spot. It's  strong but dislikess to much rain and wet feet. Like this one very much. Recommendable!

Stock: 5   

Location: A  Difficulty: 2/3   Growth: 2   Soil Typ: PGS


'Geoffrey Gould'

burseriana clone GWG1

G.W.Gould   1984

Good burseriana form with rather long nice red stems. Small white flowers. Bit irregular growing cushion. Flowers very wel and long.





Stock: 0

Location: A  Difficulty: 1   Growth: 2   Soil Type: PGS




Raiser unknown 1965


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