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Eryngium proteaeflorum. Fotografía Fernando Ramos

Eryngium proteaeflorum. Fotografía Fernando Ramos

Thistles and sea thistles are my favourite flower. There lovely purple colour and strong architectural shape add depth and structure to boarders.

The Thistle of Scotland, alongside tartan the thistle is perhaps the most identifiable symbol of all things Scottish. The prickly-leaved, pink or purple-flowered thistle is the emblem of the Scottish nation.

Thistle Flowers

The thistle flowers are a popular symbol in different countries and cultures, maybe you need fresh ideas for your logo or to illustrate publications and projects about botany and flowers.

I LOVE THISTLES! they are so beautiful and so spikey, I like the spikes less.

"Backlit Bull Thistle by Jim Crotty" by Jim Crotty

Greater Knapweed - Centaurea scabies is big and showy, like a cross between a cornflower and a thistle, with whiskery petals in a whorl. It is a valuable nectar source for insects and a favourite flower of butterflies, including the Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary. It also has therapeutic properties, and was once used in skin ointments to heal wounds and infections. Centaurea scabiosa is a truly outstanding wild flower which outshines many cultivated plants.

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Greater Knapweed - Centaurea scabies is big and showy, like a cross between a cornflower and a thistle, with whiskery petals in a whorl. It is a valuable nectar source for insects and a favourite flower of butterflies, including the Marbled White and Dark

Antique Botanical Print by James Sowerby - 1876 Hand Coloured Engraving - Purple Thistle, Hemp Agrimony, Bur Marigold, Tansy

Page Of Colour Illustrations From British Wild Flowers After A Work By J. Sowerby And C. Poster Print x

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