Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: Field Thistle
Cirsium discolor

bookmark
Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cirsium (SIR-see-um) (Info)
Species: discolor (DIS-kol-or) (Info)

Synonym:Carduus discolor
Synonym:Cnicus altissimus var. discolor

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By mystic
Thumbnail #1 of Cirsium discolor by mystic

By mystic
Thumbnail #2 of Cirsium discolor by mystic

By mystic
Thumbnail #3 of Cirsium discolor by mystic

By mystic
Thumbnail #4 of Cirsium discolor by mystic

By Equilibrium
Thumbnail #5 of Cirsium discolor by Equilibrium

By Equilibrium
Thumbnail #6 of Cirsium discolor by Equilibrium

By jmorth
Thumbnail #7 of Cirsium discolor by jmorth

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Divernon, Illinois
Ewing, Kentucky
Fairborn, Ohio



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America