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Commonly known as Tickseed
Cheerful, yellow, daisy-like flowers which attract insects.
The seed is likened to a bug, hence the name, of which part is from the Greek "bedbug".
Genus of about 35 species of hairless or softly hairy annuals and perennials, some becoming woody at the bases, from praires and woodland in North America, Central America and Mexico.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - annuals and perennials. Daisy-like yellow flowers on tall stems.
Additional Features - Good to know - a plant from the prairies, good for cut flowers.
Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails.
Place of origin - North and Central America and Mexico
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
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