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Cynara cardunculusCardoon

Just £0.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Description Sowing More Info Delivery
The ripening seed heads of Cynara cardunculus are a fantastic combination of bronzes and golds. The stems are thick and sturdy, the foliage is large, serrated and silver and in its own right presents an imposing border plant for most of the year.

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Wildlife Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden, Specimen Plant

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 135cm (53.1in)

Up to 120cm (47.2in)

A little experience

Easy for all

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Sowing Months Flowering Months

Prefers a deep rich soil.

Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 65-70F (18-20C). Sowing Depth: 1/8in (3mm). Sowing Time: February to March. The seed can also be sown outdoors where it is to flower in mid spring.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out 1.2-2m (4-6ft) apart in full sun.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

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