Platysace deflexa – Youlk

An uncommon perennial with ferny foliage, in the same family as carrots, it is noted for its edible tubers. Growing in southern Western Australia, from Albany to Esperance on gravelly and sandy soils. It has white flowers in summer. It is also known as the Ravensthorpe radish.

Family : Apiaceae
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Plant Type : Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Edible
Scientific Name: Platysace deflexa
Common Name : Youlk
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Container growing
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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