SILYBUM marianum var. albiflorum

Product 253 From 282

SILYBUM marianum var. albiflorum

St. Maria's Thistle, Blessed Thistle, Holy Thistle

Select Item No. SA500


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Mediterranian: waste lands, rocky places, roadsides.
Special Features: Pure white flower with strong thorns. Annual or biannual. Annual with early sowing. Moderate self-sowing at suitable locations. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: pure white
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: white marbled
Growth Habit: erect / sturdy
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 80 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / decorative fruit / medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Portion weight: 1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 28.57143 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Jelitto · Seeds of more than 3700 different species and varieties


*: excl. TAX, excl. shipping