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Galactites tomentosa

Galactites tomentosa
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Common name:  Galactites
Type:  Herbaceous
Aspect:  Prefers full sun
Colour:  Pink
Season:  Summer
Soil:  Moist and well drained
Size:  Medium
Delivery:  Mail order or collect in person
Image:  WTGN

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A hardy annual ornamental thistle, grown for its beautifully marbled foliage. White to purple 'thistle' flowers in summer on tall stems, much loved by bees. Native to Canaries and Mediterranean wher it gorws in porr, stony and well drained soils. Will self-seed readily. Galactites tomentosa is fully hardy and its flowering stems will grow to about 75cm