Echinops Ritro Violet Blue 'Globe Thistle' Flower | X 30 Seeds
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Common Name: Echinops Ritro Violet Blue, Globe Thistle
Scientific Name: Echinops bannaticus
Life Cycle: Perennial
Remarks: Intense violet blue spherical flower heads, loves hot dry conditions and can be used for dried floral arrangements.
Begins blooming mid-summer in the second year after planting.
Plant Height: 70-80cm
Season: Spring + Summer
Sowing Depth + Method: Some light is needed for germinations, so cover with soil very lightly.
Position: Full Sun
Days until Germination: 10-24 days @ 20-25 degrees
Seed to Bloom: 365 days
Harvest: Fresh: Harvest when 1/2 to 3/4 of the globe has turned blue.
Note: Dispatch to W.A is once weekly due to quarantine restrictions upon arrival.
Approx. Number of Seeds: 30
When to Sow in your climate
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