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Rhinanthus minor

Yellow rattle

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Features

  • BloomsMay to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourYellow, purple tinged

Description

Rhinanthus minor (Yellow rattle). This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Annual, Herbaceous or Partly parasitic

Other common names

Hay rattle

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Wildflower/meadow, partly parasitic.

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Needs

  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

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