Globe Thistle (Echinops sphaerocephalus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 120-150 cm
Plant Spread: 50 cm
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide darkness
Stratify seeds: 3 - 4 weeks
Depth to plant seed: 0.5 cm
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

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