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Echinops 'Veitchs Blue' - Globe thistle and Perovskia - Russian sage

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Echinops ritro (Small globe thistle), ‘Veitch’s Blue.’

Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Kogeldistel), kogelvormige bloemhoofdjes, stekelig grijsgroen blad, stekels, bijen, hommels vlinders, statige decoratieve plant, goede snij- en droogbloem

Globe Thistle Globe thistle has a lot of great features: It's long blooming, it resists heat and drought, it's a wonderful cut flower, and best of all, deer and bunnies don't like it. Be careful not to pull the emerging foliage in spring; it looks like a thistle as it grows. Plant Name: Echinops bannaticus Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-9

Yellow coneflowers pair well with blue Iris & Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Perovskia 'Blue Spire', Russian sage. With its aromatic leaves and upright spikes of violet-blue flowers, Russian sage makes a wonderful companion to all kinds of late-summer ornamental grasses and perennials. In August and September, tiny, violet-blue, tubular flowers appear on silver-grey spikes above the main framework of the plant, among deeply-cut and lobed, grey-green leaves

Sunflowers and Echinops! A strange combo that is a match made in heaven! Follow Fernwood for other combos like this one!

A contrast of textures in June: Russian Sage, Blue Paradise Phlox, Hidcote Lavender, and Smokebush Grace's purple foliage and flowers. Interestingly, the Smokebush will turn into a big gray cloud in early August.

Blue plant combination, Echinops and Perovskia, at Wisley

Vetch's Blue Globe Thistle - Drought tolerant perennial to 6 ft tall! Deer resistant // Great Gardens & Ideas //