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Taraxacum glaucanthum

Russian dandelion

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Features

  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPale to bright yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreyish green

Description

Taraxacum glaucanthum (Russian dandelion). This herb has a few erect leaves about 10-15cm long, oblanceolate and sharply lobed to toothed and grey-green in colour. The flower is a pale to bright yellow capitulum, striped grey beneath.

Characteristics

Herbaceous

Other common names

Dandelion

Origin

S. Russia to C. Asia

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You should grow in a sunny position in moist, well-drained soil.

Propagation

You should propagate from seeds.

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