North of the Adirondacks
 WiseAcre Gardens
       An Unusual Site Planted by a Blooming Looneytic

Perennials
That survive colder winters than my wife's feet
site map
Home
Perennials
Wildflowers
Gardens
Scenes
Winter
Gnome Control
Looney Tunes
Images & Sound
Adult language
True Love
Avatars
Opera
Picnic
DO NOT CLICK

 
TIME TO WASTE?

  Times Up

FLASH GAMES
 

If you can view everything at once
you need to get a life

I got the Time
time is money
If you got the money
Sylvester Satisfaction

My
Motto:

"OOPS"

Sales
Services
Maple Madness
WiseAcre's
Wares

Gardening Books
Garden Supplies
Looney DvDs
 WiseAcre's Amazon.com Shop

Red one     Green one
Scotch Thisle
Scotch Thistle
Onopordum acanthium Requirements:

Soil Type - Sandy loam
Soil ph - Neutral
Water - Moist - Dry
Light - Full sun - part-shade

Characteristics:

Height - up to 8 ft.
Time of bloom - July - Sept
Flower colors - Purple
Propagation - Seed
Transplants - As seedlings

Scotch Thistle stems are very triangular and the plants have a fuzzy whitish appearence. They self-seed easily and can be invasive. Their towering height makes a good backdrop in distant borders and beds.

    

 
Thistle, Scotch