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Echinops is a genus of over 190 hardy perennials commonly called globe thistles. They are cultivated for their spherical, showy, spiky, white or blue flowerheads and spiky foliage. They originate from Europe, Asia and in regions of Tropical Africa and will produce good results even if planted in poor quality soil.
Common problems with Echinops
How to propagate Echinops
Root cuttings are best taken in winter.
Divide in spring or autumn.
Special features of Echinops
Other uses of Echinops
Grown for their globe-like, spiky flower heads. Borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.