Virginia Dwarf Dandelion
Krigia virginica

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Krigia (KRIG-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: virginica (vir-JIN-ih-kuh) (Info)

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Saint Helen, Michigan

Swanton, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 9, 2012, ARWadoo from Srinagar
India wrote:

Dwarf dandelion
By virtue of size dandelion ( Krigia Varginica) has been declaring dwarf. May I know the dimensional difference between a common dandelion plant and the dwarf one?