Echinops ritro ssp. ruthenicus ‘Platinum Blue’

Echinops ritro ssp. ruthenicus ‘Platinum Blue’

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Description

New to our catalogue for 2021

Globes of deep blue flowers that are perfect for bees and other pollinating insects.

Flowering: Summer-Autumn

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Further information:

Will self seed. Leave seed heads on to allow insects to over winter in them. Cut back hard in spring. Otherwise they can be cut back hard when finished flowering.

Common Name: Blue Globe Thistle

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asteraceae

Foliage: pinnately lobed / spiny

Basic Colour: ( silver )

Flower Colour: Blue

Natural Flowering: May – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 60cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies / attractive seed head / Cut Flower

Pruning: Cut back in winter

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Southern Europe to Eastern Asia (Cultivar)

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flower Colour

Flowering season

,

Height

Planting area

,

Position

,

Description

New to our catalogue for 2021

Globes of deep blue flowers that are perfect for bees and other pollinating insects.

Flowering: Summer-Autumn

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Further information:

Will self seed. Leave seed heads on to allow insects to over winter in them. Cut back hard in spring. Otherwise they can be cut back hard when finished flowering.

Common Name: Blue Globe Thistle

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asteraceae

Foliage: pinnately lobed / spiny

Basic Colour: ( silver )

Flower Colour: Blue

Natural Flowering: May – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 60cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies / attractive seed head / Cut Flower

Pruning: Cut back in winter

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Southern Europe to Eastern Asia (Cultivar)

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flower Colour

Flowering season

,

Height

Planting area

,

Position

,

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