Blue Globe Thistle

Echinops ritro


Globular, metallic-blue flowers are great for cutting, fresh, or dried. Tall, thirsty looking plants add drama to the back of the border.



Height: 3-4′

Spread: 24″

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: Metallic-Blue

Blooms: June to September

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Attracts Butterflies/Bees, Deer Resistant

Landscape Uses: Borders, General Gardening, Mass Planting