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Ononis reclinata

Small rest harrow

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Ononis reclinata (Small rest harrow). This annual species is a low growing, semi-prostrate wildflower with sticky hairy shiny dots. The leaves are trefoil. The flowers are borne in leafy flowering pink spikes from May until June. They can be found in coastal areas.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Shrub

Other common names

Rest harrow

Origin

E. Mediterranean, N.Africa to Iran

Interest and use

Grown for their pea-like flowers. It is good for rock gardens, walls and banks.

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Needs

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

Propagation

Seed in autumn or spring, shrubs also by softwood cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider may be problematic under glass.

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