Echinops sphaerocephalus 'Arctic Glow'
(Globe thistle). An excellent border plant forming mounds of silvery green thistle-like foliage. Upright, branched flower stems appear all summer, carrying balls of starry white flowers, which contrast well with the dark red hairs on the flower stems. Excellent for butterflies, and using as a cutflower. Tolerant of most soils and copes well with drought once established. Full sun. 90cm x 60cm. 12cm pot.