Parnassia fimbriata
Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus
A Colorado Native Subalpine Species
Saxifragaceae or Saxifrage Family
5 to 8 inches tall - white
Full sun to part shade
West, humus-rich soil
Early Summer
Propagate by seed or division
Photos by Jane Hendrix

Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus is a wonderful addition to the front of the bog garden. Its shiny, heart-shaped leaves form attractive, compact mounds which can be divided and replanted, increasing the population. Seeds are also freely produced and easy to collect.