|Up to 50 cm
|Site and soil type:
|Prefers well-drained soil in sun or partial shade - Acid, Alkaline, or Neutral soil
|When to sow:
|Spring, summer or autumn
|Where to sow:
|Outside, direct into soil or under cover, modules or pots.
|Approximately 300 seeds / 0.04 g
Fox and Cubs has leaves in a rosette at the base and stems topped with flowerheads similar to dandelions but with a cluster of hairy buds beneath the open orange flowers.
It has several other names including Orange-flowered Hawkweed, Flora's paintbrush, Golden mouse ear and Grim-the-collier.
The flowers are popular with bees for its pollen and nectar and we've noticed the flowers tend to be visited by smaller leaf-cutter bees rather than the large bumblebees.
Fox and Cubs self-seeds easily and also spreads by runners.
Fox and cubs attracts / provides food for the following creatures:
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
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