Close Pop Up

Shopping Cart

0 items in cart
SAVE $20 on any order of $40 or more today!

Globe Thistle

Excellent in Flower Arrangements
Don't let the name fool you. Globe Thistle, or echinops, is an herbaceous perennial flower, not a thistle. Its up to 2", blue globe flowers are born on gray stems and attract butterflies and pollinators. The flowers provide carefree late summer color and are favored in dried and fresh floral arrangements. Blooming from early to late summer, this deer-resistant perennial adds texture and color to mixed perennial flower beds, cottage gardens and cutting gardens. Growing 30-36" tall, this easy-care perennial grows best in full sun.
  • Zone 3-8
  • Height 30 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Early to late summer.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

We ship this item in Spring

Availability: Out of Stock

#69193

Packed 3 per offer

$4.99 $3.99
Out Of Season
Email me when this item is available!
 
  • Product Details

  • Shipping

  • Ratings & Reviews

Product Details

  • Botanical Name:

    Echinops ritro

  • Height: 30 - 36 inches
  • Ship As: NO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 20 - 24 inches
  • Spread: 20 - 24 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: blue
  • Foliage Type: Silvery foliage that is deeply cut and shaped like lances. Appears as foliage is prickly but underside are downy.
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer.
  • Flower Form: Large 1 1/2 - 2" globes born on grey stems.
  • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained. Once established it is tolerant of a wide range of soils, except wet ones.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Deadhead initial blooms. Once done blooming, cut all flower stalks to the basal foliage and leave to overwinter. Can be divided in early spring by carefully splitting a few offsets of the base of the established clump.
  • Winter Care: No winter care needed.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

You may also like…

Image Pop Up Close