Silver Thistle
Carlina acaulis
Uses: Medicinal Duration: Biennial (hardy in zones 5-7)
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
(Carline thistle) Root is used as a liver, gall bladder and kidney tonic, and an ingredient in Swedish Bitters. Extracts used to treat herpes and skin rashes. Large stemless flower with creamy-yellow centre and silver bracts is excellent for dried arrangements. Not invasive like other thistles; a protected wildflower in Germany.
S6340 Seeds $5.75/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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