Echinops 'Veitch's Blue'

All these plants are Loved by Pollinators, but one more than Echinops. It's continually busy with butterflies and bees and flower for months. Makes an excellent cut flower too. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200589-1 £4.95 In stock
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1 x 9cm plant, for spring planting 510788-1 £5.95 Delivery late March
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3 x 9cm plants, for spring planting 510788-3 £14.95 Delivery late March
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No plant is more Loved by Pollinators than Echinops. It's continually busy with butterflies and bees and flower for months. It makes an excellent cut flower too.

Genus Echinops ritro
Variety Veitch's Blue
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Steel globe thistle, Blue hedgehog, Globe flower
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 50-100cm (20-40in)
Spacing 50-100cm (20-40in)
Care Tips Cut down to the ground after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Propogate by division in early spring.
Flowering August - September
Vase Life This makes an excellent cut flower, and is fantastic dried.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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