Echinops bannaticus Taplow Blue - Blue Globe Thistle - Plant in 9cm Pot
Echinops bannaticus are native to much of south eastern Europe. Much admired and planted by gardeners for generations. Taplow Blue is an excellent architectural plant with deeply cut silVery fragrant grey foliage and striking steely blue globe shapes flower heads that are Very fragrant attractive to butterflies and bees. Easy to grow and great as an accent or back of border plant. Almost never needs staking
Can be planted in a pot or other container. Use a good quality compost and ensure you feed regularly as a hungry plant is a poor performer. We recommend Osmoscote pro 5-6 month applied in the early spring. One application gives all the nutrients the plant requires for the whole year.