emailWould you like to receive Burncoose newsletters?
Keep up to date on offers, events and news from us and the rest of the Caerhays Estate.
Commonly known as South African thistle
Like a sunflower but a bit rough and spiny. Long-lasting in bloom though and can be planted to deter unwelcome pets.
Genus of about 80 species of rosette-forming, often spiny-leaved biennials, perennials, evergreen subshrubs and shrubs found in open grassland and rocky areas in tropical Africa and South Africa.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rosette-forming, often spiny-leaved biennials, perennials and shrubs. Daisy-like flowerheads.
Against a wall
Additional Features - Good to know - grown for their unusual, thistle-like foliage and long flowering period.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - grassland and rocky areas of tropical Africa and South Africa.
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - well drained
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video