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  • Good to know - wildlife plant - bees. For best foliage effect remove flowering stems as they appear.
  • Medicinal Properties - widely used in gastronomy.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of Origin - Mediterranean, northwestern Africa, Canary Islands.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming thistle-like perennials. Imposing plants with silvery leaves and tall, spherical flowerheads.
  • Full Sun - shelter from strong winds
  • fertile well drained soil

Buy Varieties of CYNARA

CYNARA cardunculus   AWARD

CYNARA cardunculus  >

silvery leaved perennial with purple thistle heads and medicinal properties
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

CYNARA scolymus

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Globe artichoke
handsome grey foliage with large blue thistle-like flowers
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

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