Hypochaeris radicata. Cat’s-ear. Cluas chait.

Hypochaeris radicata. Cat’s-ear. Cluas chait.

£2.95

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Description

Common name: Cat’s-ear. Cluas chait.

General:
This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J570378.
Perennial. Tall rangy flower stems, with dandelion like flowers, branch up from a basal rosette of attractive bristly leaves, up to 20″ tall. Attractive spiky seed heads.

Benefits:
Flowers attractive to many insects, it has good timing as it’s autumn flowering, the seeds are beneficial to small birds feeding them up for winter.

Habitat:
Open meadows, hedgerows.

Sowing guidelines:
Sow late autumn or early spring into a seed tray, prick out when large enough to handle and plant out when big enough.

Cultural history:
An important cultural medicinal plant in India.

Price £2.95
Avg contents: 40 seeds.

 

Additional information

Weight0.005 g
Dimensions10 × 5.6 × 0.5 cm
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