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Vicia cassubica

Danzig vetch

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Features

  • Height1m to 1.8m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink, purple,, pale yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Vicia cassubica (Danzig vetch). This species grows as a wild flower in Britain & Northern Europe. Has shorter leaflets than V. cracca and 4-15 pink flowers with whiteish keels.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Vetch

Origin

Britain & Northern Europe

Interest and use

Attracts butterflies

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Needs

  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are easily grown in ordinary garden soil. They will self-seed freely and can become a nuisance, You can propagate from seeds, or perennial species by division in the autumn.

Propagation

Propagate from seeds, or perennial species by division in the autumn.

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