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Thistle, Scotch (Onopordan acanthium)


Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Biennial

Medicinal
Height: Tall
Aspect: Full sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Allow to self-seed
Usually available: March to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Thistle, Scotch (Onopordan acanthium)

Thistle, Scotch – Onopordan acanthium

Thistle, Scotch – Onopordan acanthium is not a plant for a small garden! Makes a striking feature in a large border. Downy, silver leaves and purple thistle flowers. The seed down has been collected for pillow stuffing hence its other name of Cotton Thistle. Medicinal.

THIS PLANT IS NOW WINTER DORMANT

£2.10 £1.80

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it's final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Height

above 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Biennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

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