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Echinops ritro

Globe Thistle

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:2-8
  • Height:24-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue/Purple

Steel blue 2-3" prickly globe flower towers above blue-green, deeply cut foliage.
Interesting planted with other perennials that will highlight its unique flower and foliage shape.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
July - September
Additional Information about Echinops ritro

A great dried flower! Bees and Butterflies love this plant!

Genus name comes from the Greek words echinos meaning a hedgehog and ops meaning appearance in reference to the flower heads.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Echinops ritro

Will reseed freely and is very drought resistant once established.