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Bittercress

Cardamine pentaphyllos

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

60cm

20cm

Min

35cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bittercress Overview

A bushy clump native to Germany, with light green leaves and white to pale purple flowers.

Common problems with Bittercress

How to propagate Bittercress

Division

You can propagate by seeds or division in the autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Bittercress

Suitable for informal and woodland gardens.