A picture of a Globe thistle

Globe thistle

Echinops exaltatus

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Blossom of Echinops exaltatus
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Globe thistle Overview

This wild flowering species is less spiny than other species, the leaves are lanceolate and pinnately lobed. The flowers are white rounded blooms.

Common problems with Globe thistle

How to propagate Globe thistle

Division

You can propagate by division or seed in the autumn.

Seed

Cuttings

Root cuttings in the winter.

Other uses of Globe thistle

Dried arrangements