London Pride

Latin Name:

Saxifraga x urbium

Manx Name:

Mooarane garey


May - August

Locations where this species is found:
Silverdale Glen

This garden escapee is surprisingly common on the island and can be seen in Silverdale Glen, Santon Gorge, St John's and others.

The name "London Pride" comes from the story that this flower rapidly colonized bomb sites during the London Blitz.

The Manx name for this flower is "Mooarane garey", which means "garden saxifrage".
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