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Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'


Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' (Echinops ritro (Globe thistle))

Blue balls in the border!



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Oooh! Blues and purples--I love them together. Superb looking blue globe!

4 Aug, 2011

 

Cracking shot!

4 Aug, 2011

 

Thanks - I do like Echinops, but I wish they weren't so prickly! lol.

5 Aug, 2011

 

Love the colour

8 Aug, 2011

 

Good photo, ours are still going strong......

8 Aug, 2011

 

Yes, lots of buds still to come. :-)

9 Aug, 2011

 

I love these too, and actually was surprised how soft the ball felt. I would love a shorter one for the garden..most Ive seen are about 5ft tall. Lovely flower Spritz.

13 Aug, 2011

 

The original plants have spread - I do know that they have tap roots, so I wonder if they can be split?

13 Aug, 2011

 

They might be like Oriental Poppies - if I dig one of those up and leave just a little bit of root behind, it seems to grow!!

13 Aug, 2011

 

Ah! Maybe that's the answer - not that I want to split them yet. Next year I might, though.

14 Aug, 2011



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