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Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)


Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Biennial

Medicinal
Height: 5 feet
Aspect: Full sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Attracts finches, cloth napping and good for Christmas decoration
Care: Allow to self-seed
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)

Teasel – Dipsacus fullonum

Teasel – Dipsacus fullonum is a popular wildflower that make great architectural plants in the garden. Distinctive spiny seed heads that are mauve when in flower during the Summer. Flowers attractive to bees and other pollinators.

The seed heads attract flocks of Goldfinches in the Autumn. Popular with flower arrangers and also great sprayed gold for use at Christmas.

This variety and also Fullers Teasel are still in use in carding wool and cloth napping as they prove more efficient than any man made tool.

£2.10

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

above 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Biennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

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