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Blue Glow globe thistle seeds. Dramatic, 3-4 foot tall perennial with balls of brilliant blue flowers in summer. Globe Thistle, Blue Glow Echinops. Intense blue summer flowers in round heads. Easy to grow perennial. PR00873

BLUE GLOW Globe Thistle Seeds

Echinops bannaticus

This dramatic 3-4 foot perennial has prickly, deeply cut gray-green leaves and many 2 inch, intense blue flowers in perfectly round heads over a long July to September season. The blooms attract butterflies and are outstanding in fresh or dried flower arrangements. Winter hardy to zone 3.

20 Seeds: $2.99 QTY:

How to Plant GLOBE THISTLE Seeds

Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil, do not cover. Light aids germination. Kept at 65-70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds in groups of 4 seeds, spaced 2 feet apart. Thin to the strongest plant.
Comments: Full sun, adapts well to average soil, thrives in poor, alkaline soil. Drought tolerant once established, more flowers with moderate water. Fast growing, long-lived (up to 10 years or more), not invasive. Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts bees, birds and butterflies.

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