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Features

  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Barbarea stricta (Small-flowered wintercress). This upright wild-flowering species will produce 1-2 pairs of side lobes. The flowers are small about 5-6mm with yellow blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial or Biennial

Origin

Temperate regions of N. Hemisphere

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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