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Astragalus danicus

Purple milk vetch

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPale purple

Description

Astragalus danicus (Purple milk vetch). This species is a perennial herb; the leaves are obovate and arranged alternately. The flowers will bloom in racemes of pale purple blooms in the spring. The plant will grow to about 30cm tall.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

S & W Europe.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to plant in moist well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate the annuals from seeds and the perennials from seeds or cuttings.

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