Globe Thistle

Globe Thistle

Globe Thistle

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Image courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company.

Echinops ritro

  • Globe-shaped, cobalt-blue flowers in summer.
  • Grey-green, deceptively soft, deeply lobed foliage.
  • Attractive to pollinators, but not to deer and rabbits.
  • Clump-forming; not invasive.

Average to poor, well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established. Sun.

Height: 90-120cm (3-4 ft.), Spread: 60-75cm (24-30 in.)

Zone 3

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