Perfectly round powdery steel blue flower heads, deeply cut foliage of prickly dark green leaves, downy and white underneath. Height 4-5′.
Echinops attracts bees and butterflies. Prefers poor, dry to medium well drained soil. Tolerant of heat and humidity. Drought tolerate when established. Deadhead to prevent self seeding. Deer and rabbit resistant.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
- Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
- Bloom Time(s): July-October