Dandelion - Taraxacum Officinale
The Dandelion is a bright yellow flower that can grow anywhere. It is a pretty flower that needs no maintenance while outside. The Dandelion is a puff shaped flower that can brighten up any yard or garden. The Dandelion opens the most during daylight and the male and female reproductive parts are both contained in the flower. After bees and other insects pollinate the Dandelion then the flower produces an achene seed. These achene seeds are then pushed up through the flower and it develops a pappus. The pappus give the appearance of a cotton ball. When the wind blows past the flower then the seed is launched through the air and when it lands it starts a new flower.
Dandelions are the most popular wildflower
Dandelions can be seen and found growing all over the United States. They grow easily and are hard to get rid. They show up on all lawns during the spring and summer months. They will have a beautiful yellow flower when in bloom. Dandelions are very easy to grow take care. They will take no maintenance to get them to grow. The bloom will usually last for about 9 days once it has bloomed.
Dandelion seeds usually carried by the wind and replant in different locations. The seeds can be spread distances by the wind. They are perennials plants and will show each year. They will give a natural look to all gardens and natural areas. Even when this plant can be pruned it will start growing new leaves. This plant is a favorite but yet found to be a nuisance at the same time.
Dandelions will take no care to get these flowers to grow
Dandelions will grow when soils are wet and moist and even in areas where the soils are dry. They will add a very natural beauty to all gardens and natural areas. These flowers can be seen growing wild in fields and pastures. Most people know this perennial for color. Why plant flowers with no color, when one can have a dandelion?