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Thistle, Milk (Silybum marianum)


Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Biennial

Medicinal
Height: 5 feet
Aspect: Full sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Allow to self-seed
Usually available: March to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Thistle, Milk (Silybum marianum)

Thistle, Milk – Silybum marianum

Thistle, Milk – Silybum marianum is an eye catching plant! Spiky green leaves with noticeable white veins.

A thistle like flower head that is popular with bees and other pollinators. It also has medicinal uses to treat a range of disorders.

£2.40£6.30

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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

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

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

A-Z

T

Pot Size

1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant

Width / Spread

2'

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