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Dipsacus pilosus

Small teasel

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite, pale pink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Dipsacus pilosus (Small teasel). This biennial herb will produce narrowly elliptical medium green leaves, with white to pale pink flowers in the summer.

Characteristics

Biennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Teasel

Origin

Europe, Africa and Asia

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Grow in any moderately fertile soil, with a sunny or partial shaded position.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn or the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

They are prone to aphids.

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