hills thistle

Hill’s Thistle

  • Bloom Time: June – Aug.
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Height: 1 to 2 feet
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium to medium-dry

Butterfly food for
Buckeye (Junonia coenia), Viceroy (Limenitis archippus), Checkered White (Pontia protodice), Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui), Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

Attracts these pollinators
Bumble Bees (Bombus spp.), Sweat Bees (Lasioglossum spp.), Long-Horned Bees (Melissodes)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers