The Plant Company

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Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

globe thistle

Photo of Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

£7.99

A lovely globe thistle with amazing spherical, blue flowerheads in July and August. Highly attractive to butterflies, bees and other insects. It is an architectural plant for the middle or back of the border but also works well planted in drifts in a wild garden.

Type

  • Perennials

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Deadhead to prevent self seeding. Cut down to the ground after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers. Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring.

Dimensions

Size: Large

Pot size: 2 litre

Height: 90cm

Spread: 45cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral