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fluffysox42

Garden for my living in Essex. Lover of rhododendrons, bearded iris, hellebores and any plants that my chickens don't destroy!!

Cirsium vulgare

  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2016
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fluffysox42

Help me identify this plant please? @tiggrx I'm cultivating this weed because I love it's flower so much....I call it Scottish thistle!! 😀 I'm aiming to get it in my blue/purple/white border but it keeps popping up everywhere but!! 😂

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tiggrx

It's a Spear Thistle (Cirsium vulgare). I always let a few grow as the flowers are gorgeous plus the insects love them, especially Hoverflies and Leaf-cutter Bees.

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