Dipsacus sylvestris

Regular price $4.95

Tax included.

Seeds per packet : 60

A great plant for height and architectural interest reaching up to 180cm tall.  Leaves are bright green and the teasel heads bear tiny lilac flowers.  The plants remain intact over winter and are excellent for drying.

Loved by bees.

Common name : Teasel
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Type : Biennial

Position : Sun - Part Shade
Soil requirements : Any moderately fertile soil including clay
Height : 180cm
Spread : 80cm

Sowing method : Transplant or Direct Sow
When to sow : Summer for flowering the following year
Depth : Surface sow and cover thinly
Germination : 17-14 days 
Ideal germination temperature : 20°C

Plant spacing : 40cm
Flowers : February - March