Small Globe Thistle (Echinops humilis)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

Honey Bees in the Garden:  JulyHoney Bees in the Garden: July
July 6, 2011

Independence Day and the beginning of the hottest days of summer, the Dog Days, are the major events in July. Gardeners and honey bees are trying to keep cool and harvesting food.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 9, 2012 4:07 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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