Cirsium palustre Marsh Thistle
12 seeds per packet. Fresh wild seed collected from one of the farm's woodland glades. A tall, UK native biennial of damp meadows and wood clearings. Attractive rosettes with dark purple edges and dark purple flowers from June to September. Fantastic plant for bees, butterflies and birds (seeds are the favourite of goldfinches). Height 150 cm. Sun to part shade in moist soil. Cold germinator.