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Taraxacum megalorhizon

Dandelion

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.2m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPale yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen, purple towards base

Description

Taraxacum megalorhizon (Dandelion). Spreading herb with leaves 5 to 15cm long which are obovate to oblanceolate, entire to pinnatifid. The flowers are pale yellow with the florets striped brown, purple or red beneath.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

S. Europe

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Propagate from seeds.

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