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Leontodon hispidus (rough Hawkbit)
Rough Hawkbit - 9 cm

Leontodon hispidus (rough Hawkbit) Rough Hawkbit - 9 cm

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£2.49 0850058254 Category: Plants > Herbaceous Perennials
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Leontodon hispidus, or Rough Hawkbit has cheerful yellow flowers which make a charming contribution to a wildflower planting, and play host to a number of butterflies and valuable nectar-feeding pollinators, including various species of bee. In attracting a rich supply of insects, this classic meadow plant provides a valuable food source for garden birds. Traditional herbalists once used infusions of Hawkbit to treat jaundice, and the roots used to be roasted and ground as a substitute for coffee. The young foliage can add flavour and texture to a salad.

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Botanical name Leontodon hispidus
British nursery grown N
Common name Rough Hawkbit
Drought resistance Y
Flower colour Yellow
Flowering time Summer
Foliage Evergreen
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
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Habit Clump forming
Plant type Herbaceous Perennials
Season of interest Summer
Size 9 cm
Time to maturity 2 - 5 years
Ultimate height 0.6m - 1m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m

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