Echinops is a clumping perennial that is very easy to grow. Beginning in early summer, intense blue spheres measuring 1.5" across appear on tall, unbranched stems. They offer a very nice focal point to your home.
Pictures from Walters Gardens Inc.
Full Sun or Part Shade
3'-4' ft tall
June, July, August
Globe thistle needs to be pruned only for aesthetic purposes and to encourage rebloom.