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(African thistle)
Family Asteraceae
Originating from South Africa

Deciduous herbaceous perennial forming a dense, ground-hugging clump of rosettes consisting of prickly, woolly leaves. In mid summer large pink/purple, daisy-like flowers arise on 1m long stems. There can be up to 15 flowers lining the stem and these open from the top down. Bee magnets.
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 1m
Spread 1m
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