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Winter Rocket Barbarea vulgaris

Previously known as:

  • Barbarea vulgaris arcuata
Phonetic Spelling
bar-BAR-ree-uh vul-GAIR-iss
Description

Yellow Rocket Cress is a biennial herb native to Europe and Japan in the mustard family.  In its first year it forms a basal rosette of leaves and the next year it creates tall flowering stalks topped with goldenrod colored flowers.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#problem for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#problem for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Barbarea
    Species:
    vulgaris
    Family:
    Brassicaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Biennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe, Mediterranean, Japan
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herb
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Horses