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Astragalus frigidus

Yellow alpine milk vetch

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow-white
  • Leaf ColourGreyish

Description

Astragalus frigidus (Yellow alpine milk vetch). This species of perennial herb will produce greyish ovate-oblong leaves. The flowers are produced in racemes of yellow-white blooms in the summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

N. America

Interest and use

Found in mountain grassland.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

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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