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ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'

Commonly known as Globe thistle

Clear blue thistle flowers
Further Reading....

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

  • Blue
  • Height - 0.5 -1.2m (18in-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. 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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0.5 -1.2m (18in-4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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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