Information from reverse of packet:
Hardy biennial with spiny foliage and stems with thistle like pinky-blue flowers in summer. Various birds feed on the seed heads. Good dead winter structure. Will self-sow, sun or part shade and moist well-drained soil.
Sow onto moist compost in containers in spring to summer at 15°c. Lightly cover seeds with a thin layer of fine grit. Prick out when large enough to handle.
This packet contains one glassine bag of seeds.
* often available also as plants, please see the Great Dixter nursery catalogue for details: Dipsacus fullonum