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 £5.00View on FLICKR

Brian's Tip Tag

Mediterranean Cottage Sun Good Foliage Seaside Summer Flowering Screening Low Maintenance Purple Autumn Flowering Attracts Insects Silver Foliage Feature Plant Back of Border

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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 £6.00

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