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Echinops 'Veitch's Blue' | Sarah Raven

Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

Brilliant, steely blue drumstick pompoms, covered with butterflies and bees as soon as the sun comes out.
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1 x 9cm pot (200589-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200589-3)

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 2 litre pot

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - September
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
ritro
Common name
Globe Thistle
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)

Description

Brilliant, steely blue drumstick pompoms, covered with butterflies and bees as soon as the sun comes out. It makes an excellent cut flower too.

Care Tips

Cut down to the ground after flowering to prevent self-seeding. Propogate by division in early spring.