Cotton Thistle 9cm pots (Onopordum acanthium)

Onopordum acanthium Biennial. Tall plants with white cottony leaves and pale purple flowers. Also known as scotch thistle Flowers: July-Sept. Requires: Sun Height: 60 – 120 cm.



Onopordum acanthium known as Cotton thistle or Scotch thistle It is a vigorous biennial plant with coarse, spiny leaves and conspicuous spiny-winged stems. The leaves of cotton thistle provide food for the caterpillars of some Lepidoptera.