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Echinops ritro ssp ruthenicus



This smaller species of Globe Thistle differs from E. bannaticus, by having distinctive more finely cut gray green foliage undersided in silver. 1-2″ silver blue orbs are born on 2-3′ stems mid-late summer. Echinops is an excellent pollinator plant that thrives in hot dry soil. Deer resistant.

Exposure sun
Zones: 4-8

quart pots

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