Pyrenean saxifrage – (Corona del Rey) Saxifraga longifolia

Pyrenean saxifrage - (Corona del Rey) Saxifraga longifolia

Pyrenean saxifrage – (Corona del Rey) Saxifraga longifolia

Saxifraga Longifolia are one of the specialities of the Pyrenees. Known locally as Corona del Rey (Kings Crown) they grow slowly on cliff faces for about 4 or 5 years before exploding into flower for just one season before dying. The flower stem can be up to 60 cm tall and is covered in small white flowers.

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