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ECHINOPS

Commonly known as Globe thistle

Architectural plants carrying spheres of bristly bracts for large borders and the wildlife-conscious.

Genus of about 120 species of annuals, biennials and perennials found on hot gravelly slopes and in dry grassland from central and southern Europe to central Asia, India and the mountains of tropical Africa.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - annuals, biennials and perennials
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies, birds (finches eat the seeds).
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids
  • Place of origin - central and southern Europe to central Asia, India and mountains of tropical Africa.
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - but tolerant of almost any soil.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant

Buy Varieties of ECHINOPS

ECHINOPS bannaticus

ECHINOPS bannaticus  >


Commonly known as: Globe thistle.
Deep blue flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
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ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Globe thistle.
Clear blue thistle flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Globe thistle.
Blue thistle-like flowers, with silver foliage
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Releasable plant supports
90cm high and sold in packs of 3. Each supports multiple stems with quick release.
2 options from £10.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Scalloped Border Restraint
These gently scalloped restraints are ideal for holding back plants at the front of your border, giving a natural looking hold.
2 options from £21.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Link stakes
Link stakes plant supports are made from dark olive-green powder coated galvanised steel wire (up to 6mm thick), merge seemlessly into the background.
4 options from £28.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Garden Goodies
Kneeling Cushion
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.
Only £3.60

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