ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'

Commonly known as Globe thistle

Blue thistle-like flowers, with silver foliage
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ECHINOPS bannaticus 'Veitch's Blue'

 
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  • Blue
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • 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.
    Compact, clump forming perennial. Stiff, spiny leaves to 20cm (8in) long, dark-green with a cobwebby appearance above and white beneath, giving a silver effect. Produces spherical flowerheads 2.5-4.5cm (1-1¾in) 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 - repeat flowering. Good for cutting. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies, birds.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids
  • Place of origin
    southern, central and southeastern Europe to eastern Russia.
  • 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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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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