Silybum marianum - Milk Thistle
Hardy / annual or biennial / medicinal plant, ornamental / H. up to 150 cm/ seeds need 20-30 days for germination/ sunny position / well drained soil / blossom colour purple / flowering time 7,8
Showy big variegated leaves. Nearly all parts of the plant are edible. Especially the seeds are used medicinally for liver diseases.