Echinops bannaticus Taplow Blue (Globe Thistle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Grey-green, spiny, thistle-like leaves. Large globes of intense steel-blue flowers. July to September. Ht.1.2m.(4ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained, poor soil. good for back of border, cutting and bees and butterflies.