Berkheya purpurea

B. purpurea is a perennial, growing to 75cm tall, with rosettes of spiny leaves, each leaf up to 45cm long and 10cm wide, with a downy-white underside. In summer, flowerheads, up to 8cm in diameter, are carried on short side branches off a flower stem and open in succession from the top down. The daisy-like flowers comprise an outer ring of white, pale mauve or purple ray florets surrounding a darker purple centre

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Years until maturity

2-5 years

Large, mauve to white flowers above very prickly, dark green foliage with attractive looking cobwebs draped over the leaves adding to its character. Makes an...

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