Cirsium oleraceum SOLD OUT FOR 2017
12 seeds per packet. A large, non-spiky, perennial thistle, native to central and eastern Europe and Asia in wet soils. Produces pale yellow flowers with a hint of pink on tall stems in July to September and attractive pale green and white bracts. As well as being a great bee and butterfly plant the young stems and leaves are edible and are cultivated in Japan and India. Height 150 cm. Part sun to part shade in a moist soil. Cold germinator.