Echinops bannaticus “Blue Glow’ seeds-(Blue Globe Thistle)

$5.60

The flowers of this plant make very good cut flowers.The plant itself is excellent in the garden with its thistle like leaves and steel blue flowers giving a contrasting quality in the border.

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Description

This plant was developed especially for the cut flower market. As well as having great cut flowers, it is also one of the most attractive thistles in the garden. It lends an architectural quality to the flower bed with its jagged, ball like flowers during mid to late summer. The plant has a mounded form with grey-green leaves which resemble those of a thistle. It has long stems of steel blue flowers which are like prickly blue chestnut seed cases.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Blue Globe Thistle

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 120 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20