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.

Further Reading....
  • 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.

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BERKHEYA purpurea

BERKHEYA purpurea

South African thistle

striking South African thistle with large purplish-white flowers and large silvery-grey leaves with cottony-white undersides

individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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