Echinops ritro, Globe Thistle
Hardy, upright perennial with prickly, grey-green foliage.
Globe thistle produces spherical, steel blue flower heads on rigid, white stems. It blooms from midsummer to autumn.
Ideal for cutting.
Loved by butterflies and bees.
RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
Native to southeastern Europe.
Height: 1.2 metre.
Seeds per pkt. (approx.): 50 seeds.