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HerbaceousEarly 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 winterHardy 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)
ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Taplow Blue'
- Mature Size
- Tips and Advice
- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
- Other Suggestions
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - bees, butterflies, birds.Pests & DiseasesAphidsPlace of originSouthern Europe
Soil ConditionsWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil- but tolerant of almost any soil.
WildlifeBee friendlyBird friendlyButterfly friendlyRabbit Resistant
- Growing Echinops bannaticus – Globe Thistle
- Supporting plants with link-stakes
- Drying Echinops for winter display - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video