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Silybum marianum

Description:

A thistle-like biennial with heavily white veined dark green leaves.

Makes a strong, lovely presence in our herb gardens. 

Used in herbal remedies.

Zone:

6. we grow it only as an annual.  Does not overwinter nor does it spread.

Bloom Color:

Would be purple, but does not bloom the first year.

Bloom Time:

Full sun

Light:

Height:

5-6’

Habit:

Rosette

Author: Betty Shadura

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