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Echinops 'Veitch's Blue'
Scientific Name: Echinops ritro L.
Synonym:
Family: Asteraceae
Echinops 'Veitch's Blue' (Echinops  ritro)
Echinops ritro in Curtis Garden Magazine
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24,31-45
USDA: 3-8

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Eastern Europe to central Asia

Growth Habits: Perennial, 3 feet to 42 inches tall (90 cm-1.05 m), 18 inches to 2 feet in spread (45 cm-60 cm); glossy, green, dentate leaves, up to 8 inches long (20 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Root cuttings, divisions or seeds


This species is generally encountered as Echinops 'Veitchs Blue'

Blooming Habits:
Blue flowers, in inflorescences 1.5 inches wide (3.75 cm).

Fruiting Habits:


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