Cirsium or Plume Thistle
Great perennials with attractive spiny leaves and typical thistle-type flower-heads.
These are ideal perennials for inviting wildlife into the garden they bear pollen rich flowers which benefit bees, butterflies and if you decide the seeds feed the birds
Where to Site Your Cirsium
Soil in the middle to flower borders. These also look great when planted with grasses, creating the prairie theme
How to Grow and Look after Your Cirsium
Grow well in moist well drained in a full sun position
They can be pruned back in autumn to prevent them from self-seeding or you can leave them and let the birds enjoy the seeds.