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Globe Thistle

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3 for $15.99

  • Light: Full sun
  • Size: #1 Plant
  • Zone: 3 to 8
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to Early Fall
  • Height: 32"
  • Soil Requirement: Well drained
  • Deer Resistant

  • SKU: 73554
  • Availability: Out of Stock

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Description
Winner of the Award of Garden Merit, our Globe-variety thistle raises this once humble wildflower to heights of pure majesty. From late summer until early fall, dark metallic blue, 2" round flower heads pop enthusiastically above silvery, spiky foliage and deeply divided, green basal leaves. The foliage lends interest and texture spring through fall. Wonderful mixed with other perennials in the back of a summer border, particularly dahlias and echinacea. Excellent for cutting, can be dried for the winter. Drought tolerantEchinops ritro



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Product Details
  • Botanical Name Echinops ritro
  • Form Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone 3-8
  • Flowering Time Mid Summer, Late Summer, Fall
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Flower Color Dark metallic blue flowers
  • Flower Form 2" wide globe shape flower clusters
  • Foliage Type Silvery pointed foliage and deeply divided green basal leaves
  • Growth Rate Medium
  • Zones 3 to 8
  • Height/Habit 32"
  • Spread 10 - 12 inches
  • Planting Instructions Top of plant should be even with soil level and 10-12" apart.
  • Soil Requirements Well drained
  • Will Tolerate Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Cut back spent flower stems
Shipping Information

Breck's Shipping Schedule

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones Iris
1AB-7A 8/15/17 - 10/28/17
7B-13B 8/22/17 - 10/28/17
Last Order Date 10/16/17

ZONES Bulbs from Holland
1AB-5AB 8/15/17 - 12/16/17
6AB-7AB 8/22/17 - 12/16/17
8AB-13AB 8/29/17 - 12/16/17
Last Order Date 12/12/17

ZONES Bareroot Perennials
1AB-13B 9/6/17 - 12/16/17
Last Order Date 12/12/17

2017 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONESBareroot Perennials & Bulbs
1AB - 5A3/20/17- 6/17/17
5B2/27/17 - 6/17/17
6A & 10AB2/20/17 - 6/17/17
Last Order Date 6/12/2017

ZONESRoses
1AB - 5A4/17/18- 6/2/18
5A4/13/18 - 6/2/18
5B3/20/18 - 6/2/18
6A & 6B3/6/18 - 6/2/18
7A & 7B2/27/18 - 6/2/18
8A & 8B2/20/18 - 6/2/18
9A - 10B1/23/18 - 6/2/18
Last Order Date 5/29/2018



Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.

Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

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If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.


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