Native to Morocco. Named for the shape of its leaves. The first year I started it from seed, I didn't quite realize it wasn't hardy here, never paid much attention to it in our seedling area, and of course didn't find it next spring. This year, I'm looking more closely, hoping it may bloom in its first year. I'm not good about keeping tender perennials alive through winter, so if it's reluctant to flower this year I probably won't witness blooms at all. For now, just a photo showing the silvery rosette, whose individual leaves indeed are shaped somewhat like dandelion leaves, although the overall effect is quite different.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from NARGS '07/'08 exchange. Baggy 70F (38%G, 5d) - 75F (6d; no further G)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (22%G, 6d) - 75F (no G, 4d)
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May 22, 2010