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Echinops

Echinops (ek-in-ops), Globe Thistle; Asteraceae Family. Spiny-leaved, prickly-blossomed Old World plants that are distinctive, grayish in tone, and fine ornamentals in the border. They bloom in July and August. Most species have bluish flowers.

Tolerant of a wide range of soils (except rich soils), as long it is well-drained, Echinops is easily grown in average, well-drained soil, in full sun. Echinops is a taproot plant that is difficult to divide or transplant, but nay self-seed in the garden if not deadheaded.

  • Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow'

    Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' (25) BR Plants

    Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' a/k/a Globe Thistle Zones 3 to 8; Full sun to part shade. Mature size 3 to 4 inch height, spreads 24 inches. erect, clump-forming herbaceous perennial . A member of the Asteraceae family, Echinops is a clumping...

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