Echinops ritro

Common Name: Ritro
Family Name: Globe Thistle
Light Requirements: Sun
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 24"
Height: 18-30"
Bloom Color: Blue
Moisture Level: dry to normal
Animal Resistance: Deer & Rabbit
Type of Perennial: Sun Perennial
Plant Description:
The grayish thistle-like foliage of Echinops is a great architectural and contrasting element in the garden. The flowers are unusual spiny globes, lasting for weeks with rare blue color. Does well in poor dry soil. Zones 3-9