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Anthyllis

Anthyllis spp.

Anthyllis hermanniae1 by [1] (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Anthyllis Overview

A genus of around 35 flowering herbaceous and shrub species found across Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa. Naturally they grow on rocky cliffs and grassland. They do best with prolonged hot summer weather and can tolerate poor quality, dry soils very well. Their flowers are small and attractive, usually yellow, white or red in colour.

How to propagate Anthyllis

Cuttings

Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Anthyllis

Grown for the flowers and finely divided leaves.

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