Great Globe Thistle (Echinops sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 4 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Inflorescence Height: 3 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Awards and Recognitions: Other: RHS Perfect for Pollinators

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