Globe Thistle, Southern Globethistle Echinops ritro

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Botanical Name:

Echinops ritro

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Echinops

Species:

ritro

Common Name:

Globe Thistle, Southern Globethistle

Seeds Per Pound:
36,346
Quantity:
0.47 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
36
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
1-2 feet
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 0.47 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
3.95
10 g
16.50
1 oz
28.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Echinops ritro is a species of globe thistle . It is native to Europe and western Asia . more...
* The flowers are often used for dried flower displays.
* If all the flowers are removed early in the season, the plant will often produce a second flush of bloom later in the summer. more...
* Unusual perennials with 2" spherical blue flowers in mid to late summer; the plant itself is rather rough and thistly with dark green leaves; good for middle or back of border; wants full sun and good drainage; can be dried for winter arrangements. Blooms late summer to early fall. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov