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  • Non-native

Cotton Thistle

(Onopordum acanthium)

Photo credit: RHS


Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Biennial
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    July, August, September, October
  • Flower Colours
    Purple
  • Petals
    Irregular
  • Arrangement
    Single
  • Exposure
    Exposed, Sheltered
  • Aspect
    South, West
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Sand, Loam
  • Soil Moisture
    Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Alkaline, Neutral

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