Taraxacum pseudoroseum, the pink flowered dandelion

I thought I’d blogged about my favourite edimental dandelion before, but I couldn’t find it. There’s more about the pink flowered dandelion in my book Around the World in 80 days.  Here are some pictures:


Director Arve Elvebakk of the Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanical Gardens sampling a leaf


Pots of Taraxacum pseudoroseum (left) and T. rubifolium in the Naturplanteskolen (Copenhagen) plant nursery



2 thoughts on “Taraxacum pseudoroseum, the pink flowered dandelion”

  1. did you grow them seed? I just saw a note on them and the lilac flowered dandelion. Thanks!

    1. Yes, my first plants were both seed propagated and from a nursery in Northern Norway…
      The lilac flowered dandelion seed haven’t germinated :(

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