Wild or common teasel is an excellent architectural plant for attracting wildlife into the garden, the bees love it. Rings of rosy-purple flowers on an egg shaped spiny head. Dried flower heads are excellent for flower arranging. Flower heads not suitable for napping. Habitat river banks, waste ground and damp grassland. Biennial Dipsacus fullonum
Hgt 50 - 200cm Flowers July to August. Seed Origin Shropshire.