Echinops bannaticus Blue Glow
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Echinops bannaticus Blue Glow


    Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' is a stunning herbaceous perennial that is native to Europe and Central Asia. It is a member of the aster family, Asteraceae, and is commonly known as Globe Thistle. This plant is highly valued for its showy, blue, globular flower heads that sit atop tall, sturdy stems.

    The plant grows to a height of 3-4 feet and has a spread of 2-3 feet, making it an excellent choice for borders, rock gardens, and cottage gardens. The flower heads are a beautiful blue color and measure approximately 1-2 inches in diameter. They bloom in mid to late summer and attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators to the garden.

    Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' is a hardy and low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. It is drought-tolerant and can survive in a variety of soil types, including clay and sandy soils. It is also deer-resistant, making it an excellent choice for gardens located in areas with high deer populations.

    In addition to its stunning beauty, Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' has a number of medicinal uses. The roots of the plant have been used to treat fever, while the leaves and flowers have been used to treat respiratory ailments.

    Overall, Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow' is a stunning and unique plant that is sure to add charm and beauty to any garden or landscape. Its blue flower heads, long blooming period, low-maintenance nature, and medicinal properties make it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners who are looking for a stunning and versatile addition to their garden.

    Height 120cm
    Width 90cm
    Bloom Time July- September
    Zone 2