Echinops bannaticus Veitch's Blue


Echinops bannaticus Veitch's Blue, is a compact, clump forming perennial commonly known as Globe thistle and has blue thistle-like spherical flowers and silver efect foliage.
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Pack Content: Packs of 1 and 3
Size: 1.5 - 2 litre pot
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Echinops bannaticus Veitch's Blue, commonly known as Globe thistle has blue thistle-like flowers with silver foliage, a compact, clump forming perennial. The spiny leaves dark-green have a cobwebby appearance above and white beneath, giving a silver effect.

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)

Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.  

  • Echinops bannaticus Veitch's Blue (Globe thistle) 
  • Compact, clump forming perennial
  • Silver effect spiny leaves up to 20cm (8in) long
  • Flowers July to August
  • Produces spherical flowerheads 2.5-4.5cm (1-1¾in) across
  • Good for cutting
  • Wildlife plant - loved by bees, butterflies, and birds
  • Full Sun or Partial Shade
  • Tolerant of almost any soil
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Supplied in 1.5 - 2 litre pots
  • Available singularly or sets of 3
  • Allow up to 14 days for delivery

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