ECHINOPS sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow'

Commonly known as Globe thistle

White flowered thistle
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ECHINOPS sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Vigorous, clump-forming perennial. Oblong elliptic, spiny leaves to 35cm (14in) long, hairy beneath. Produces spherical flower heads 3-6cm (1¼-2½in) across on stout red-brown stems
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - comes true from seed. Good for cutting and drying
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids
  • Place of origin
    central and southern Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Siberia)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver - grey-green
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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