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Isatis Genus

Woad

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Description

Isatis genus (Woad). This genus consists of about 30 species of annuals, biennials and perennials. The plants will form rosettes of oblong to lance-shaped leaves which will become stem-clasping and decrease in size along the stem. The flowers are produce in masses of small 4-petalled blooms which are borne in loose panicles. They are usually yellow and are very attractive to bees. They are fully hardy and will need sun and fertile, with well drained soil. Propagation is by seeds in the autumn or spring.

Characteristics

Annuals, Perennials or Biennials, Shrubs or Herbaceous

Origin

S.Europe & C.Asia

Propagation

Seed in autumn or spring.

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