These packets are produced in association with the National Trust
A favourite wild flower variety
Makes attractive dried cut flowers
Loved by pollinating insects
Height Up to 150cm (59in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)
wildlife gardenscut flower garden
sun or semi shade
Wild flower Dipsacus fullonum is better known as the humble Teasel. This statuesque, thistle-like biennial makes an architectural feature at the back of borders. In its second year, the stiff upright stems are topped with prickly domes of tiny purple-blue flowers. The blooms provide a valuable source of nectar for pollinating insects, and later as the seeds form, they will attract goldfinches to the garden. A fabulous addition to a wildlife garden, where it will self-seed to form attractive drifts. Teasels are undemanding plants, thriving on most soils including heavy clay. Height: 1.5m (5'). Spread: 45cm (18").
How to sow wild flower seeds
1 packet (75 teasel seeds) (KA7463)
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise young plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting them in borders in sun or partial shade. Grow Teasel plants in any fertile, moist soil; including heavy clay soils.
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