Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Echinops bannaticus Blue Glow (Blue Globe Thistle)

Vivid steel-blue spheres grow on tall, unbranched stems above ornate silver-green foliage. Medium growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture