Pot Size: 2 litre (deep)
Description: Only seen in their seeding state by ourselves, in the mountains of Andalucia southern Spain in the summer of 2013/4. Growing in close proximity to pines and cactus on a steep rocky hillside, indicating the growing conditions required to satisfy this plant. By which time the 2-3 × pinnate, heavily lobed and toothed basal leaves were dormant. Although recorded as attaining 2.5m in height where this seed was collected in harsh exposed conditions they were only around 1m tall, although we have since seen some much further inland that were 2m tall. All the same the seed heads or large umbells were impressive around 30cm across with around 25 radiating stems with umbells of translucent winged seed, the result of the yellow flowers born May-June. Easily grown in very well drained gritty soils in
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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