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Barbarea intermedia

Medium-flowered wintercress

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Features

  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Barbarea intermedia (Medium-flowered wintercress). This species is a biennial or perennial. The flowers are produced in terminal racemes of yellow cross-shaped blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial or Biennial

Origin

Mediterranean

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in moist well-drained soil, with full sun or partial shade.

Propagation

The biennial seeds should be sown as soon as ripe, the perennials should be divided in the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for flee-Beatles which could damage the leaves.

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