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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.

If there are no plants listed, we may be sold out this season.