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Hawk's Beard

Crepis rubra

Also known as

Pink Dandelion, Red-Flowered Hawk's Beard, Pink Hawk's-Beard, Red Hawksbeard

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hawk's Beard Overview

This is a fast growing rosette half-hardy annual or perennial herb, The light green leaves are lance-shaped, hairy and toothed. The flowers are orange, red or pink and will resemble dandelions. They will grow well in a light well drained soil which is poor and dry.

How to propagate Hawk's Beard

Seed

Seeds.

Other uses of Hawk's Beard

Border, edging, rock garden