Onopordum nervosum
SCOTCH THISTLE, MOOR'S COTTON THISTLE
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous biennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: purple or crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: silver-grey

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves
 
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Onopordum nervosum
SCOTCH THISTLE, MOOR'S COTTON THISTLE
Asteraceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous biennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple or crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: silver-grey

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage & dry style designs

Uses: accents, border, barrier

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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