Great Globethistle, Giant Globe Thistle, Great Globe Thistle, Common Globe Thistle Echinops sphaerocephalus

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Botanical Name:

Echinops sphaerocephalus

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Echinops

Species:

sphaerocephalus

Common Name:

Great Globethistle, Giant Globe Thistle, Great Globe Thistle, Common Globe Thistle

Lot#:
9401
Seeds Per Pound:
36,320
Quantity:
0.93 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
39
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
5-6 feet
Collection Locale:
Hungary
Crop Year:
1994
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.93 lb
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  • ECHINOPS sphaerocephalus

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1 packet
4.95
10 g
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29.95
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:
* Plant forming huge clumps with white or grayish spherical flowers 2-3" across, in late summer; rough, thistley foliage, dark green, good for the back of a large border.
* This is a glandular, woolly perennial which approaches a maximum height of two metres.Its erect, branching gray stems bear the occasional sharply toothed, sharp-lobed pointed green leaf. They are sticky hairy above, and white woolly below.Atop each stem is an almost perfectly spherical inflorescence up to 6 cm in diameter, packed with blue-gray disc florets .
* It grows in sunny, rocky or brushy places, with more or less mineral rich soils, at an altitude of 0–400 metres (0–1,300 ft) above sea level. more...
Usda description:
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