Blue Globe ThistleEchinops ritro 3–4' tall. Luminous 1½" steel-blue spiky spheres balance atop stiff stems with deeply divided silvery green leaves.
Echinops comes from the Greek word for ‘hedgehog.’ Excellent addition to wreaths and fresh or dried arrangements.
Blooms July to August. Beloved by bees. Tolerates shallow rocky ground. Plant 1–2' apart in full sun and well-drained soil. MOFGA-certified organic, grown at Ripley Farm. Z3. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)
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