Flowers attract bees
Flowers attract butterflies
Plant for chalk soil
Plant for sun
Spectacular deep crimson thistle-like flower heads appear on erect stems in early summer above spiny dark green leaves. Flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects.
Although it will tolerate dry conditions and partial shade, it prefers a position in a sunny border in moisture retentive but well-drained soil.
Height: 24 - 36 inches / 60 - 90cm
Spread: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm
Contact Us For Availability
This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.
Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Wednesday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend. Shipping plants and keeping them healthy along the process is an intricate matter. As we care for the plants we sell we deliver them in a way that ensures they have enough to drink and enough protection between our nursery and your home.
Typically sent out via Royal Mail's First Class signed for delivery service or United Parcels Service (UPS) next day delivery. Postage charges depend on the total weight of plants you buy, see full details here: Read ›
0kg - 0.29kg - £2
0.3kg - 1kg - £3.50
1.1kg - 2.5kg - £5.75
2.6kg - 5kg - £6.50
5.01kg - 15kg - £8.00
Over 15kg - FREE
Click And Collect
Collection is available from one of the events we’ll be attending.