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Pilosella aurantiaca /Devil's Paintbrush, Hawkweed

Pilosella aurantiaca   / Pilosella aurantiaca
Low growing perennial that spready rapidly by seed and vegetatively
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Low growing perennial that spready rapidly by seed and vegetatively

Orange flowers

A colony spreading in a native woodland

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Scientific Name: Pilosella aurantiaca
Common Name: Devil's Paintbrush, Hawkweed
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Spreads by stolons, rhnizomes and seed and is often a noxious pest. Bees, butterflies adnd birds find its nectar desirable. Flower buds are a bright red opening into a bright orange flower. Flowers all the warm months of the year.