Echinops (Globe Thistle) – Ritro – 2.55 Quart


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Echinops – Ritro is a compact and bushy variety that adds interest to any garden landscape. Its prickly gray-green leaves, with silvery undersides, provide texture and contrast, while tall sturdy stems bear striking blue globed flowers. Blooming from early summer through to fall, Globe Thistle is not only a beautiful addition to garden beds but also perfect for cut flower arrangements.

The bold steel blue pincushion flowers of Globe Thistle are a standout feature, making them excellent for cutting and adding to floral displays. Its attractive spiny lobed leaves maintain a bluish-green color with curious silver undersides throughout the season, adding to its visual appeal. With its unique appearance and long blooming period, Globe Thistle is sure to enhance any garden setting.

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Each plant comes in a 2.55 quart pot. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.


Plant Specs:

Other Names: Globe Thistle
Color: steel-blue
Light: full sun
Watering: average
Soil: poor, alkaline, rich, very well draining soil
Zone: 2 – 8

Plant Shape: upright spreading
Mature Size: height (3'), Spread (24″)
Blooming Season: early summer

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