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Botanical name: Dipsacus fullonum
Other names: Teasel
Species: D. fullonum - D. fullonum is a tall biennial loved by wildlife. It has spiny toothed leaves and pink flower heads held on upright stems in summer, followed by spiky, brown seed heads.
Dipsacus fullonum is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Dipsacus fullonum (Teasel) will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in sun or light shade. Leave seed heads for wildlife to enjoy and for winter interest.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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