Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
More About Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
- Larger globes and a more intense blue than the species
- Deep metallic-blue, spiky flowers on sturdy stems
- Gray-green foliage is covered in cobweb-like hair
- Basal leaves, 15-20 cm long, with silvery undersides
- Bloom Time: July to September
- Flower Height: 125 cm
Globe Thistle Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil in full sun. It will adapt to a wide range of soils and moisture. Deadhead to encourage new blooms and prevent self-seeding.
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' Characteristics
Moist to Average