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Echinops ritro Seeds...Seed from Blue Globe Flowers

Common Names:Blue Globe Thistle
Height: 24" to 30"
Spread: 8" to 12"
Flower color: Blue
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun
Zone: 3-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich, well drained
Maintenance: For best appearance, cut flowering stalks once flowers are spent.
Other info: Do not overwater plants as roots will tend to rot. Plants withstand drought well once established.

Blue Globe Thistle
** Echinops ritro flower **

#0142 Echinops ritro (globe thistle):
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[10 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Best started indoors 6-8 weeks prior to last spring frost or thereafter. Sow seed in container on surface of good seed starting mix. Cover seeds with mix. Moisten. Place container in a location at 68-70°F. Keep mix moist until germination begins. Germination should begin in 10-12 days. Do not overwater seedlings.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Echinops ritro at Dave's Garden
2) Echinops ritro at Wikipedia
3) Echinops ritro at USDA
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