Melancholy Thistle

Cirsium heterophyllum

Plumed Thistle

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Melancholy thistle (Cirsium heterophyllum).  Meadow in Illurmaa village, Northwestern Estonia.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Origin

Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Asteraceae

Flower colour

Purple

Scent

None