Dipsacus sylvestris

  • English name:
    Common teasel, Adam's flannel
  • Scientific name:
    Dipsacus sylvestris
  • Category:
  • Aspect:
    south, east, west
  • Flower color summer:
    blue
  • Flowering period:
    summer
  • Foliage color autumn:
    brown
  • Foliage color spring:
    green
  • Foliage color summer:
    green
  • Fragrant:
    No
  • Genus:
    Dipsacus (Caprifoliaceae)
  • Ground type:
    clay, sand, chalk, loam
  • Hardiness:
    H7
  • Light exposure:
    exposed
  • Maximum height in cm:
    250
  • Maximum width in cm:
    100
  • Other common names UK:
    Common teasel, Adam's flannel
  • PH:
    acid, alkaline, neutral
  • Plant family name:
    Caprifoliaceae
  • Plant type:
    Biennial plant
  • pruning period:
    no pruning required
  • Soil:
    Moist but Well-drained, Poorly drained
  • Spines:
    No
  • Sunlight:
    full sun, partial shade
  • Time to maximum height in months:
    24
  • Toxic:
    No
  • Winter-hardy:
    Yes