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Hieracium alpinum

Alpine hawkweed

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourDeep yellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Hieracium alpinum (Alpine hawkweed). This perennial species will consist of basal rosettes of medium green leaves. The flowers are single deep yellow small blooms in the summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Hawkweed

Interest and use

Found on grass lands.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Poor quality
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in poor quality well-drained soil with a position in full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn or the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for snails and slugs.

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