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Echinops ritro

Globe Thistle

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
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)
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.