globe thistle. Full sun or partial shade. Flowers July and August.
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' - A wonderfully spiky tall summer flowering perennial, with blue spherical blooms, resembling a mace in form. Best grown on loose soil in full sun, and a wonderful cut flower. Height: 140cm Drought resistance: medium Flowering time: spring Frost tolerance: extremely good Light requirement: full sun