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Where to grow in my garden?

 

Teasel gives a strong architectural element at the back of a border.

Attractive in cottage garden and around pond edges,

 

Flowers: July-Aug *Biennial (Flowers in second year)

Habitat: Rough pastures, copses, hedgerow and beside streams.

Height: 45-200cm

Growth Type: Biennial

Position: Full sun to semi-shade

Soil Preference: Wide range

 

 

Teasel

£5.95Price
Jumbo plug plants
  • Dipsacus fullonum

     

    Jumbo plug plants

     

    Nectar and pollen rich flowers are extremely attractive to bees and butterflies, and the foliage is a magnet for aphids, which in turn attract ladybirds.

     

    If left to seed, the brown seed heads are a favourite of goldfinches.

     

    Attractive seed heads can be dried for winter arrangements.

     

    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.