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Rough Hawkbit

Leontodon hispidus

Also known as

Hawkbit

Leontodon hispidus hyoseroides by User:Tigerente (CC BY 2.5)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

5a-9b

USDA zone

-29°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Rough Hawkbit Overview

This hairy perennial is often grown as a wildflower in grass meadows. It likes open sunny positions and will flower throughout summer well into autumn, producing cheerful yellow dandelion-like, upright flowers.

How to harvest Rough Hawkbit

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Rough Hawkbit

Seed

Sow seed in situ or in a cold frame in spring.

Division

Special features of Rough Hawkbit

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Rough Hawkbit

A low maintenance plant ideal for naturalising in turf, prairie style plantings, wildflower borders and gravel areas.

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