Fox and cubs, Pilosella aurantica, is a pretty, native plant. Clusters of orange flowers are held on tall stems, 23cm (9in) high, through the summer. The flower stems grow from a basal rosette of hairy, oval leaves.
Likes moist, well drained soil.
Other common names include Orange Hawkweed, Devil’s Paintbrush and Orange Paintbrush.
Enjoys a sunny spot or partial shade.
Good for pollinators.
Flowers from May to September. Height 23 cm (9in)
Spread 20 cm (8in)
We ship all moisture loving plants bare root, this means that we wash the soil off before packing plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.