Meadow saxifrage is an elegant meadow flower, also good for the front of a garden bed. Saxifraga granulata is a five-petaled white flower in the shape of kidney stones upon a hairy stem. A perennial plant, meadow saxifrage is a declining species in the UK due to less and less hay meadows and grasslands. Now more commonly found on grassy banks and damp meadows. Saxifrage Granulata is also known as first of may, bulbous saxifrage, and mountain rocket. This flowering plant enjoys partial shade and well-draining soil.