Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized, Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Usually biennial, but often self-seeding, or sometimes short-lived perennial. Mid green basal leaves and striking metallic silver prickly flower heads.
Well drained, poor to moderately fertile soil in full sun. Avoid excessive winter wet. Drought tolerant.
grows upto 1.8m tall