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Rank: Cultivar Ref: Saxifrages: The Complete Cultivars & Hybrids 2nd ed.
Contained within: S. Mossy Group  
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Saxifraga [Mossy Group] 'Glassel's Crimson'

  • Description : whole plant
  • Class : cultivated
  • Location : Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK
  • Photographer : Mike Ireland
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  • whole plant, cultivated, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK (Mike Ireland)
Cultivar details:
  • Source Type: Unknown
  • Source Name: Glassel Estate
  • Source Country:  Flag of UK
  • Named by: Glassel Estate
  • Class: Non-Classifiable
  • Approx Year of Origin: early 1930s
  • Decade of Origin: 1930s
  • Valid Name?: True
  • Duplicate?: False
  • Established?: True
  • Extinct?: False
 
  • Origin: Glassel estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire. Date: Circa 1930-35 Culitivated by: Mr AHE Wood & Miss Nancy Robinson If anyone has any information however obscure regarding Glassel, AHE Wood or Miss Robinson, I'd be only too grateful as I'm trying to gather as much info as possible to aid me in the restoration of their magnificent 2.5 acre rockery here at Glassel.
Mike Flatters, Head Gardener, Glassel
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