Crepsis


 

Common name: Hawk's Beard


Crepsis is a hardy perennial suited for rockeries and borders.

It is p articularly useful in areas where the soil is quite poor, but they do need a sunny position.


The 25mm (1") diameter dandelion like pink flowers appear from July onwards.

Crepsis

Deadhead regularly to prevent self seeding.

Cultivation


Week 13:


Sow seed in pots or trays of seed compost and germinate at a temperature of 16°- 18°C (60°- 65°F).

Germination should take up to a week.


Week 15:


Prick out seedlings into individual 70mm (3") pots of potting compost and place them in a frost free coldframe and grow them on until planting out time.


Week 18:


Divide and replant established plants.


Week 33:


Plant out 300mm (12") apart in most any type of soil providing it is in a sunny position.


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