BLUE GLOW Globe Thistle Seeds
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.
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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
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.