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Thistle variety

Latin name: Cirsium Species

Plant type: Herbaceous Perennial, Biennial

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Sun/shade: Full Sun

Soil type: Sand, Loam, Clay

Months of flowering: June, July, August, September

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Flower colours: Purple

Petals: 7

Arrangement: Several, Cluster, Umbell

Note – there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.