Echinops ritro

Globe Thistle

Garden(s):

Owl, Wall 1

Type:

Perennial

Height:

90-120 cm (35-47 in)

Spread:

60-75 cm (23-29 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Bloom Colour:

Deep Blue

Foliage Colour:

Grey Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy, Clay

Notes:

Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Used for cut and dried flowers. Requires dividing in Spring every 3-4 years.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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