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Dandelion, Taraxacum is a Yellow-Flowered, Fast Grower
Not usually used for decoration, Dandelions are edible and traditionally as a medicine. Flowers are typically yellow and open with sunlight while closing at night and grow from single stems of 10cm or more.
When mature, dandelions form a ball with seeds that are transported in the wind.
Botanical Latin Name: Taraxacum officinale
Common Name: Dandelion
Sun Exposure: does best in full sunlight
Hardiness Zones: prolific in all US growing zones
Mature Height: typically around 40cm (1ft and 3in) but can reach up to 70cm (2ft and 3in)
Spread: 6in or 15cm
Spacing: 6in or 15cm
Growth Rate: rapid
Flowering Time: early spring usually sees the most significant bloom, but the Dandelion can bloom throughout summer and autumn, and in milder climates, winter as well
How Long It Flowers: usually about nine days
Flower Color: yellow
Soil Requirements: grows in virtually all soil conditions but prefers the pH to be above 7.0
Pruning: once pruned, the Dandelion vigorously sprouts new leaves and will keep regenerating foliage as long as its roots are still in the ground, even if the top is cut off completely
Flower Form: Dandelion is a hardy perennial with a long taproot. The plant base is a basal rosette of highly irregular, lanceolate, and dully or sharply toothed leaves growing up to 45cm (1ft ½) and 10cm (4in) wide.
Dandelion, Taraxacum is a Composite Flower and Grows in Virtually all Soil Conditions
It is a composite flower, meaning that there are dozens of smaller flowers disguised as the “petals in each flower head.” These flowers mature as cypselae, tiny oblong-shaped seeds with parachute-like pappi that form a white, fluffy appearing seed head. The seeds catch and are transported by the wind, often reaching very far distances.