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botanical name:
Barbarea vulgaris 'Variegata'
Barbarea vulgaris 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Variegated Land Cress
family:  Brassicaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.45m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Spreading foliage plant with creamy yellow splashed and mottled leaves. Yellow Flowers in July. Basal rosettes are usually evergreen.

Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile soil in sun or part shade.
May be short-lived or biennial, removing the flowers will make it more perennial.

From seed, which come true to the form.

Decorative ornamental leaves that are also edible. Young leaves may be eaten in salads or lightly cooked. Similar in flavour to watercress.

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