Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)

A statuesque plant that’s excellent for adding structure and height to a border. More
1 x 9cm plant 511163-1 £4.95 Delivery mid April
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3 x 9cm plants 511163-3 £11.95 Delivery mid April
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A statuesque plant that’s excellent for adding structure and height to a border. It has striking foliage and honey-scented, thistle-like flowers that bees adore.

Cut them and use them fresh or dried in your arrangements.

Genus Cynara
Group cardunculus
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Cardoon
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Dry, Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 1.5m (5ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting
Care Tips May need staking until established
Flowering June - September
Vase Life Excellent for arrangements, use fresh or dry them.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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