Rock Garden Plants
Leontodon  hellenicus Phitos  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Leontodon  hellenicus Phitos  trib. Cichorieae
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocky slopes
Description leaves spathulate or oblanceolate, entire or remotely denticulate, densely short hirsute, capitula solitary, phyllaries linear-lanceolate, hirsute
Size2-8cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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