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Globe Thistle

  • $4.00

Description

Echinops ritro

Striking, perennial cut flower...drought-tolerant and attractive to butterflies!

A stunning hardy perennial cut flower, with striking blue golf-ball-sized flowers on 2-4' tall plants and spiky, thistle-like leaves. Excellent used fresh or dried in arrangements. Very attractive to a variety of pollinators; deer resistant. Drought-tolerant and open-pollinated.

Seeds grown by the Ocho in Buhl, Idaho.

40 seeds.

Directions: For best results, start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Transplant outside once soil has reached 65°F. Direct seed after last frost has passed.

Planting Depth

Plant Spacing

Days to Germination

Days to Maturity

lightly cover

12-24"

12-21

perennial