Dark violet blue flowers, silvery stems, sharply divided dark green foliage. Height 3-4′.
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): 3-9
- Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
- Bloom Time(s): July-October