strawberry-geranium

strawberry geranium

noun
a plant, Saxifraga stolonifera (or S. sarmentosa ), of the saxifrage family, native to eastern Asia, that has rounded, variegated leaves and numerous threadlike stolons and is frequently cultivated as a houseplant.
Also called mother-of-thousands.


Origin:
1875–80

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strawberry geranium

noun
eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons 
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