×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Barbarea vulgaris ‘Variegata’

Winter-cress

Garden

Wishlist

  • Barbarea vulgaris ‘Variegata’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.2m to 0.45m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourDeep dark green

Description

Barbarea vulgaris ‘Variegata’ (Winter-cress). Produces rosettes of long, toothed, glossy, green leaves with cream blotches. In the summer, branching, small, yellow flowerheads rise above the leaves.

Characteristics

Biennial, Vegetable

Origin

Britain

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Barbarea vulgaris ‘Variegata’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Needs

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

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in late autumn.

Propagation

Seed or division in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Flea beetles may damage the leaves.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Sorry. No results found. Please adjust your search…

    To view Barbarea plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

    Get started & find out why

    Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

    Open your garden for Thrive
    • Rhubarb
    • Watering
    • Digging
    • Sunflower
    • Potting
    • Grass

    “It’s not just gardening,
    it makes us healthier and happier”

    Production v5.2.0 (1129a0a)