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.