CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00View on FLICKR

Brian's Tip Tag

Summer Flowering Good Foliage Seaside Gravel Sun Feature Plant Attracts Insects Mediterranean Back of Border Purple Middle of Border Silver Foliage Cottage

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CYNARA cardunculus

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus Chelsea Physic Garden Form

Grey-green, fingered, spiky foliage. Upright stems bear small purple thistle flowers, more decorative than edible! Full sun.

1.00m £6.50

CYNARA cardunculus Chelsea Physic Garden Form

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