Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
A beautiful tall herbaceous relative of the Common lettuce plant,
Stunning light blue flower on the ends of stiff stems, from June to August,on strong, branching stems upto 1.5m tall This variety is undoubtedly the most prominent of all "milk thistles", and performs like a fully hardy perennial with masses of flowers.
Well drained soil prefers some shade from harsh sun