Blue Globe Thistle (Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 48 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Other: thistle-like
Flowers: Showy
Other: globe-shaped
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Salt tolerant

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Location: Niantic, CT
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