Beautiful striking blue spherical flower heads experiencing a revival in the floristry world. Bee friendly.
30 seeds per packet
27 in stock
|Climate:||Will toletrate frost and live for many years.|
|Sowing guide:||Can sow in trays year round and transplant after 4-6 weeks. Take care when transplanting to not damage the taproot.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring / Summer|
|Germination guide:||7-14 days @ 20-24 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite|
|Good Bee Food:||No|
|Flowering time:||Early to late summer (if sown early in the year)|
Robust once established. Will tolerate a wide variety of soils.
Only harvest once the first couple of flowers are open. For drying you need to harvest before they open, but wait for a deep blue colour. Best to wear gloves - this is a very prickly thistle indeed.