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Winter-Cress

Barbarea vulgaris

Also known as

Common yellow rocket, Yellow rocket, Rock cress, Bittercress

Barbarea vulgaris (1) by Philipp Weigell (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

25cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Winter-Cress

A close up of some yellow Barbarea vulgaris flowers and green leaves
Some yellow Barbarea vulgaris flowers with green leaves
A close up of some yellow Barbarea vulgaris flowers
A close up of some yellow Barbarea vulgaris flowers
A photo of Winter-Cress

Winter-Cress Overview

Barbarea vulgaris is also known by many common names including bittercress, herb barbara, rocketcress and yellow rocketcress. It is a biennial herbaceous plant in the mustard family, Brassicaceae.

Common problems with Winter-Cress

How to propagate Winter-Cress

Division

Seed or division in spring.

Seed

Special features of Winter-Cress

Attractive flowers