Cirsium japonicum ‘Pink Beauty’

$4.10

This plan has soft-petalled pink flowers on long, strong stems. It will flower in the first year from an early late winter sowing. It reaches a height of approx 90 – 100cm, and is a great garden and cut flower

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Description

This plant is a very hardy specimen, and takes very little care and attention .But what a wonderful cut flower it makes with its long lasting soft pink 2- 5 cm pom pom flowers! It has 28 -50 cm stems and is used extensively in Japan for the cut flower market and blooms continuously from summer right through to the end of autumn.

Sowing advice

Sow in pots or trays in moist seed raising mix. Cover lightly with mix and propagate at about 20 deg C. Keep moist. Germination takes about 15 -18 days

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Plumed Thistle

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

approx 90 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30