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

Tip Tag

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

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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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