Can Thistle (Cirsium) Be Used Decoratively?

just_me_6(WV 6 - West Virginia-Tri State)September 25, 2008

I saw some beautiful plants (bull thistle?)growing along the road near my home. They were covered in butterflies.

I am just learning to dry flowers for crafts and I was wondering if these could be used for dried flower wreaths? If so, how do I prepare them? They were very prickly and looked dry already.

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I sure wish it could. I have several acres of it that I have failed to eradicate.
It is so beautiful but so thorny.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2009 at 2:14AM
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