You are buying a single purple thistle with one giant head measuring 12cm x 12cm, the height including the stem is 86cm. This thistle has been hand coloured with vibrant purple to match as closely as possible the wild giant thistle.
A glorious symbol of Scotland and a key element in a Scottish highland wedding arrangement or floral art display feature, giving a wonderfully natural and wild charm.
Legend has it that Norsemen invaded the sleeping clansmen barefoot in the quiet of the darkness. As they crept they crossed a glen covered with thistles, one of the men shrieked in pain as the thorn pierced his foot and awoke the highlanders and was then chosen as the Scottish emblem.