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Blackstonia perfoliata

Yellow-wort

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Features

  • BloomsJune to November
  • Height0.4m to 0.45m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourBright yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Blackstonia perfoliata (Yellow-wort). This species is an upright annual herb, with grey green oblong to oval leaves. The flowers are produced in terminal clusters of bright yellow blooms in the early summer.

Characteristics

Annual, Herbaceous

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Wildflowers found on grassland. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • SoilLight, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Not usually cultivated

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