The flowers of Coltsfoot, which superficially resemble dandelions, open on leafless stems in early spring before the leaves appear.
Tussilago farfara, commonly known as coltsfoot, is a plant in the groundsel tribe in the daisy family Asteraceae, native to Europe and parts of western and central Asia. It has had uses in traditional medicine.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||2.00 to 3.00 feet
||easy to grow
Planting and care
It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.This plant is a great attractor for butterflies, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Coltsfoot is a great choice.
Butterbur, fuki or sweet coltsfoot is a rhizomatous perennial that is noted for its huge basal leaves that form dense spreading clumps of foliage to 3 inch tall and 5 inch wide. It is native to Korea, China and Japan where it is typically found growing on wet streambanks in woodland areas.
||Part shade to full shade
||Medium to wet
|| 41 to 86 degrees F
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Coltsfoot special feature
Banks of ponds, streams or water gardens. Bogs. Shady corner of the border or woodland garden as long as the soil moisture requirements can be met.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area