×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Aposeris foetida

Smelly dandelion

Garden

Wishlist

  • Plant Placeholder

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Aposeris foetida (Smelly dandelion). This species is rather low growing with rosettes of mid green, palmately lobed leaves and single yellow flowers with blunt, toothed petals. The plant looks similar to the dandelion.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Europe, Britain

Interest and use

This plant may suit a wildlife garden as it is attractive to butterflies and bees.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Plant Placeholder

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilMedium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Not normally in cultivation, prefers sun to semi-shade.

Propagation

By seed.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Sorry. No results found. Please adjust your search…

    To view Aposeris plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

    Get started & find out why

    Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

    Open your garden for Thrive
    Sunflower

    “It’s not just gardening,
    it makes us healthier and happier”

    Production v5.9.1 (afe3274)