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For Echinops Ritro Veitch's Blue
Density
9 plants per m2
Flowering Height
60-90 cm
Flowering Time
Mid to Late Summer
Fragrant
Yes
Naturalising
Yes
Origin
Holland
Plant Type
Bare Root
Planting Depth
1-2 cm
Planting Time
Spring
Shipping Time
Spring
Sunlight
Full Sun
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Echinops Ritro Veitch's Blue

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 We start shipping our summer flowering bulbs in Spring. We start shipping by Mid March.

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Description

Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' is a stunning globe thistle variety with tight globes of deep blue flowers that are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. This plant serves as an excellent choice for cut or dried flower arrangements. For optimal growth, cultivate Echinops Ritro 'Veitch's Blue' in well-draining soil under full sun to partial shade. To encourage a second flush of blooms, cut down the plants after flowering. With its natural look, it brings a touch of wilderness to any garden setting.

Globe Thistles, including the 'Veitch's Blue' variety, have been admired for centuries for their unique beauty. They have often been featured in traditional medicinal and folklore practices, and their presence in gardens can evoke a sense of nostalgia and connection to horticultural traditions of the past. Incorporating Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' into your garden can provide a blend of historical significance, striking beauty, and ecological value, making it a delightful and intriguing addition to any British gardening landscape.

Learn how to grow Echinops

  • Height: 90 – 120 cm
  • 1st grade bare roots supplied.
  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Offers excellent colour and contrast in the perennial border.
  • Blooming Time: Mid-Late Summer

            Planting information

            - Dig a hole to the required depth. You can find this required depth for each type of bulb, tuber or root in the growing guides.

            - Depth is measurement of space between the soil line and top of bulb or bare root.

            - Set the bulbs or bare root in place, pointed side or sprout side upward.

            - Cover the bulbs by replacing the soil and water thoroughly.

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            Shipping schedule

            We start shipping our spring planted flower bulbs in Spring. We start shipping by Mid March.

            Bulbs that are planted in spring and have a tendency to bloom in summer are called spring bulbs. Not to be confused with bulbs that are planted in autumn and bloom in spring.

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            For over 4 generations, DutchGrown™ has built its reputation by offering the best flowers bulbs and bare root perennials available anywhere. We take pride in our exceptionally high level of quality control customer service, and our commitment to client satisfaction continues long after the bulbs leave our premises. When you order from DutchGrown™, we 100% guarantee that you will receive the hardiest flower bulbs available, packed with care and ready to thrive in your garden. Read more.

            Details

            For Echinops Ritro Veitch's Blue
            Density
            9 plants per m2
            Flowering Height
            60-90 cm
            Flowering Time
            Mid to Late Summer
            Fragrant
            Yes
            Naturalising
            Yes
            Origin
            Holland
            Plant Type
            Bare Root
            Planting Depth
            1-2 cm
            Planting Time
            Spring
            Shipping Time
            Spring
            Sunlight
            Full Sun
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