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Cichorium intybus

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
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
Over 1.2m
Colour
Blue
Spread Rate
Slow
Flowering
Late Summer
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

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

 
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