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ECHINOPS bannaticus

Commonly known as Globe thistle

Deep blue flowers
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again FEBRUARY 2021
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Blue
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennial. Densely grey-woolly stems and spiny, hairy, grey-green leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Produces spherical flowerheads 2.5-5cm (1-2in ) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees, butterflies, birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids
  • Place of origin - southern Europe
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • 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
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1.2m (4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

Buy Varieties of ECHINOPS bannaticus

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Globe thistle.
Clear blue thistle flowers
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'

ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Globe thistle.
Blue thistle-like flowers, with silver foliage
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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