TARAXACUM OFFICINALE - DANDELION
Dandelion Plant - Pyrrhopappus Carolinians
The Dandelion Plant is named for the tooth like appearance of its leaves. It has a bright yellow flower that bees and butterflies love. This plant grows to a height of 2 to 15 inches and prefers sun or partial sun to grow best. The roots, stalk, leaves and flower are all edible. Dandelions have a good amount of different vitamins, minerals, and it even has cancer prevention agents. For instance, one container of crude dandelion greens contains 112% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 535% of vitamin K. Dandelion leaves could be added to greens or cooked. They can likewise be dried and put away for the winter, and the flowers can be made into a juice. The normal yellow dandelion has a long list of well being profits. It is found in every sort of living space, from openings in woods to developed fields, from rough slopes to gorgeous arrangements and gardens. This plant the Dandelion is a lasting, herbaceous plant with long, spear molded clears out. They have the well-known yellow, composite flowers that can be 1 to 2 inches wide. They develop independently on empty blossom stalks that can grow to be about 2 feet tall, and the plant itself can be about a foot wide. Each flower has small bloom heads. Unlike other perennials, it is not made up of a circular flower head that has distinguished petals. The flower head can change into a natural, white, globular seed head overnight. Each one seed has a little parachute, to spread far and wide in the wind. Many kids and adults love to pick this flower once they have turned into the white puffy looking flowers, and they blow on them, which helps spread the seeds for nature spreading.
USDA Climate Zone: 3 - 9 Plant Height: up to 2 feet Plant Width: 8 to 12 inches Soil Type: Adaptable to various soils Sun: Full sunlight to partial sunlight Ships As: Bareroot Plant