Cichorium intybus /Chicory

Cichorium intybus  / Cichorium intybus
Chicory foliage
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Chicory foliage

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Scientific Name: Cichorium intybus
Common Name: Chicory
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a perennial that produces stalks of blue, daisy-like flowers in spring and summer. It is listed as having many medicinal uses as well as an herb. Provide well drained soil and full sunlight. Leaves have several shapes and types of lobing.