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Cichorium intybus

Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory)

Beautiful cornflower-blue flowers held on tall stems in late summer. The flowers appear dotted all along the stems in succession through late summer and early autumn. Best grown against a trellis or hedge for support. To 2m. Hardy

At a glance

Common Name
Wild chicory
Hardy perennial
Over 1.2m
Spread Rate
Late Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained
Part-shade, Sun
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes about Cichorium intybus (Wild chicory)

The young leaves of this lovely perennial look almost exactly like a dandelion. Very easy to accidentally dig up as weeds!

Buy this plant

Item Price   Buy  
9cm pot (Out Of Stock) 5.00      
1 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 6.50      
2 litre pot (Collect Only) 8.00   Buy  

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Items marked as Out of Stock
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Collect Only
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