×
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

Hieracium maculatum

Spotted hawkweed

Garden

Wishlist

  • Plant Placeholder

Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.2m to 0.8m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPale yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen spotted brown-purple

Description

Hieracium maculatum (Spotted hawkweed). The perennial species will produce ovate to oblong green spotted brown-purple leaves, with pale yellow flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Hawkweed

Origin

W. C Europe

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage.

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.


  • Plant Placeholder

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.

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 Hieracium 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
    Sunflower

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

    Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)