This intriguing member of the carrot family is a garden favourite for its true blue thimble like inflorescences held above equally blue thistly bracts. Now add some variegation to the picture. 'Jade Frost' has green leaves with white to creamy white variegation that is pink in cool temperatures. A must have for those who love blue flowers and variegation.
Europe and Western Russia
Dry soils in eastern Europe. Locally common in orchards and cultivated areas in Kashmir at 1700m. A weed of disturbed habitats at 500-1500m in Tibet.