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Echinops Ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Globe Thistle)

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Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (globe thistle)

Echinops Ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Globe Thistle)


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: poor, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average Flowering period: August
Hardiness: fully hardy
Ever popular for their globes of blue flowers that attract hoards of insects, globe thistles bring a natural look to the garden. This handsome blue variety is ideal for the middle or back of a sunny, well-drained border. It makes a particularly good cut or dried flower.Garden care: Cut down to the ground after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers. Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring.

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