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

Globe thistle

deep blue flowers

 
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ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'

Globe thistle

clear blue thistle flowers

 
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ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'

Globe thistle

blue thistle-like flowers, with silver foliage

 
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ECHINOPS sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow'

ECHINOPS sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow'

Globe thistle

white flowered thistle

 
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