Flowers attract bees
Flowers attract butterflies
Plant for chalk soil
Plant for sun
Dark green, prickly leaves with silver veining give rise to stems bearing thimble-shaped flower heads surrounded by a ruff of metallic blue spiny bracts. Flowers are loved by pollinating insects.
Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate a poor soil. Avoid excessive winter wet.
Height: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm
Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm
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. Postage and packing charges depend on the size and quantity of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Thursday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend.
Click And Collect
Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.