Melancholy Thistle


Cirsium helenioides

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Product Description

Melancholy Thistle (Cirsium helenioides)

Melancholy Thistle has soft leaves and is much less spikey than other thistles. It is also not as invasive as many thistle species.

It is happy in light shade in soil that does not dry out in summer.

  • Up to 1m

Additional Information

Flower Colour

Pink / Purple

Wildlife Benefit

Bumblebees, Birds

Flowering Period

Summer, June, July, August



Best Site

Hedgerow, Sunny, Wetlands


Tall ( > 1m )