Bot.name: Echinops ritro
Plant type: Herb.peren.
Flowering time: Summer. Will re-flower in Autumn after the first flush.
Size (HxW):1.5m x 75cm.
Soil: Well drained.
Aspect: Full sun
Ideal climate: Cool-temp.
Depth & spacing: Plant at same depth as it was in the pot & 60cm apart.
Pruning: Dead head spent flowers & tidy back to ground level in Winter.
Watering: Water well during Summer.
Fertiliser: General fertiliser fertiliser applied annually in early Spring.
Frost: Fully hardy.
Comments: Flowering will continue if flowers are cut regularly. Flowers
may be cut and dried for Winter decoration.
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