Globe Thistle Seeds


Echinops bannaticus ‘Blue Glow’
Perfectly round, solid blue, erect flower heads
Dramatic in mass planting. Deer resistant, drought tolerant
Perennial Flowers seeds for full sun, Canada



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Echinops bannaticusEchinops flower ‘Blue Glow’ Globe Thistle


Type: Perennial, Fast growing
Bloom: July to Sept
Flower: 2″ perfectly round Bold Blue Flowers. More with moderate water.
Height: 3-4′ tall
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average. Thrives in poor alkaline soil
P.H.: 5.5-5.8
Moisture: Moderate
Use: Everlasting, fresh or dried flower arrangements, dramatic statement, mid border. Attracts honey bees
Tolerances: Drought tolerant once established
Notes: Attracts butterflies, bees and birds. Long lived up to ten years or more. Winter hardy to Zone 3, Deer and rabbit resistant
Zone: 3-8
Native to Southeastern Europe

Echinops bannaticus Seed Propagation 
Indoors: Sow 3-4 seeds per cell in flats late Winter. Press in, do not cover, light aids germination. Maintain 65-68F soil temp & even moisture. Germination 14-21 days. Grow on in cooler temperatures for 4-8 weeks. Harden off before transplanting outdoors early Summer
Outdoors: Sow in groups of 4 seeds 2’ apart in mid Spring to early Summer. Thin to strongest Space 1.5-2′ apart

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Echinops bannaticus

What a magnificent addition to perennial bed,tall erect deep blue flower heads, perfectly round. Stunning in mass.


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