Catananche caespitosa

Catananche caespitosa

Catananche caespitosa is an herbaceous or a very small shrub growing in tufts. The linear gray-green leaves form a basal rosette. The stems are topped by bright yellow flowerheads blooming between May and July. This endemic plant of Morocco grows on dry grounds from 1,700 meters of altitude.


Common NameCatananche turf
Botanical nameCatananche caespitosa
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageTell us
Basic Colouryellow / gold
Height< 10 cm
HabitatStony and rocky lands
Altitude1600 -> 3200 m
Bloom TimeMay -> July
Plant TypeHerbs,
Fruit TypeAchene
different tolerancesTell us
Used PartsTell us
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USDA Zone> 3 (-40)
Sun ExposureSun
Soil pHAcidic, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Stony, Rocky
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
Self sows
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