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Echinops ritro (Large Plant)Globe Thistle

Just £4.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
3 bare root echinop plants £4.99 By The End Of November 2020
1 echinops plant in 1 litre pot £10.99 Out of Stock
2 echinops plants in 1 litre pots £17.99 Out of Stock
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
Echinops ritro produces jagged globes of brilliant blue flowers on silvery green stems, held above clusters of spiny, deeply cut foliage. This favoured perennial has a strong architectural impact and forms a striking contrast with other perennial varieties. Globe Thistle is perfect for wildlife areas as it attracts bees and other pollinating insects. Producing late summer blooms, this variety holds an RHS AGM for its garden performance, working well in hot gravel gardens and sunny cottage garden borders. Echinops ritro also makes excellent cut flowers, both fresh and dried. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Alpine & Rockery, Cut Flower Garden, Wildlife Gardens, Cottage Gardens


full sun, sun or semi shade

60cm (24in)

45cm (18in)

RHS AGM,RHS plants for pollinators

3 Bare Root Echinop Plants (KB3514)
1 Echinops Plant In 1 Litre Pot (64100)
2 Echinops Plants In 1 Litre Pots (T64101P)

Flowering Months
Feed and water regularly until are fully established. Globe Thistles seed freely and the ornamental seed heads provide further late summer interest if left intact. If seedlings are not required, simply deadhead the faded flowers.
Grow Echinops on any soil in full sun or semi shade. It will happily tolerate poor, well drained soils.


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