Echinops ritro Veitch's Blue (Globe Thistle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Spiny, cobwebby leaves. Large globes of metallic, bright blue flowers. July to August. Ht.80cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained, poor soil. Good for mid- to back of border, cutting, drying and bees and butterflies.