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PlantFiles: Virginia Dwarf Dandelion
Krigia virginica

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

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Category:
Annuals

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Provides winter interest

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

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral ARWadoo 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?

Regional...

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

Saint Helen, Michigan
Swanton, Ohio



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