Pink Hawk's Beard (Crepis rubra)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 to 16 inches
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pinkish-red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 2 to 3 weeks
Depth to plant seed: Sow shallowly, at approximately 1/8 inch depth, lightly covering with a thin layer of soil.

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The January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle:  The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual SeedsThe January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle: The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual Seeds
January 14, 2013

For this month's raffle, in honor of Veggies and Annuals week, Chelle has shocked and thrilled us by putting forward the largest collection of seeds I've ever imagined.

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-05
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-19In part shade
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-05
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-30
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-05
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-05
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-04-08
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Date: 2011-08-04Courtesy Outsidepride
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Comments:
Posted by Robynznest (Pittsburg, MO) on Dec 5, 2011 10:46 AM

This is a wonderful little plant. Its blooms reminded me of snapdragons. It bloomed 3 different times for me. Twice in a pot that I had winter sowed it in and once when I finally got it in the ground.

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KelliW On March 16, 2019 Seeds germinated
KelliW On February 2, 2019 Seeds sown
#27, winter sown
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