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Doronicum hungaricum

 
Doronicum hungaricum
Doronicum hungaricum

Family asteraceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow (mid Spring)
Size 18"
Light sun-part shade
Seed ripenslate May

Not much information out there on this one; I couldn't even discern whether this was a perennial. From my own experience, I can now confirm that it survives zone 6 winters (at least the cold and snowy one we just had). Our second-year plants bloomed early May, from a fairly sparse-looking rosette and upright stems. I hope they get more substantial as they mature.

Doronicum hungaricum
Flowers open during the day, close at night. This picture was taken early morning...
Doronicum hungaricum
...while this one was the same afternoon, after the sun came around the house
Doronicum hungaricum
I even like the aftermath

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: front perennial border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F (good G, 7-14d)
  2. Seed from '14 garden, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (no G, 22d)


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