This section is from the book "British Wild Flowers - In Their Natural Haunts Vol5-6", by A. R. Horwood. Also available from Amazon: A British Wild Flowers In Their Natural Haunts.
The habit of this Saxifrage is the rosette habit. The plant is hairy. The stem is slender. The leaves are hairy, leathery, round, transversely oval or kidney-shaped, scalloped or toothed, heart-shaped below, broader than long, purple, netted below, the leaf-stalk slender, semi-cylindrical, the edges raised. The flowers are in a racemose panicle. The flowers are as in S. umbrosa. The plant is 6-12 in. high, flowering in June, and is a herbaceous perennial.