How to grow Cirsium eriophorum

Cirsium eriophorum growing herbaceous of the genus Cirsium also known as Woolly thistle, Cirsium eriophorum biennial used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10a.

Leaves color green like tooth with red vein.

Cirsium eriophorum flower

Flower color blue, purple or white small flowers that grow in inflorescence in pompon shape.

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How to grow Cirsium eriophorum growing and care:

Cool winter, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
0.4-1.5 m

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Blue, purple or white small flowers that grow in inflorescence in pompon shape

Scientific name:

Cirsium eriophorum

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