Echinops 'Veitch's Blue' Echinops 'Veitch's Blue'

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Echinops 'Veitch's Blue'

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  • Shimmering Blue Flowers,
  • Silvery Stems,
  • Survives the Heat,
Common Name:Globe Thistle
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:42 - 48 Inches
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Blue Shades

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(Sea Holly) Add a spot of blue to your garden or containers with Echinops Veitch's Blue Globe Thistle. Standing 42-48 inches tall, Veitch's Blue is a perfect thriller for the back of the garden or in a combination planter. Standing atop silver stems, the bright purple blue flowers resemble balls with spikes and are similar to allium blooms. Veitch's Blue blooms midsummer in full sun locations that have moderate to dry soil conditions. With its eclectic form, Veitch's Blue is a perfect flower for cut flower arrangements. No need to worry about the deer, Sea Holly is deer resistant.
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Echinops rito 'Veitch's Blue'

Common Name Globe Thistle
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Nature Attractions Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Blue Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant
Design Use Border, Container, Specimen
Container Design Thriller
Season of Interest (Flowering) Summer
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