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botanical name:
Crepis incana
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common name:  Hawk's Beard, Pink Dandelion
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Compact basal rosettes of deeply cut pinnatisect, often red-tinged, grey-green leaves. Sprays of dandelion-like soft pink flowers in late summer, borne on slender stems.

cultivation:
Needs well drained soil and full sun.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Rock and gravel gardens.

other notes:
From southern Greece

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