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

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

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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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