A special for scorching summers and dry gardens.
In July-August, Echinops ritro subsp. ruthenicus 'Platinum Blue' produces blue globe flowers and can resist everything from drought to wind or barren soil.
It's an ideal plant for holiday gardens.
Height: 1 m.
Grow in the sun in ordinary soil, which can be poor and dry.
Goes well with other silvery-grey plants (Artemisia, Santolina, Sedum 'Frosty Morn', Sedum 'Iceberg'), white flowering plants (Gaura, Lychnis coronaria 'Alba') or blue flowering (Perovskia, Lavandula, Calamintha, Nepeta).
Note: + good cut flower + butterfly-friendly + great structure in the winter.
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 50 to 70cm
- Plant spacing: 60 cm
- Flower colour: blue
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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