Echinops Ritro Veitch's Blue



 We start shipping our summer flowering bulbs in Spring. We start shipping by the end of March.

Bees: Loved by pollinators

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Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' is a stunning globe thistle variety with tight globes of deep blue flowers that are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. This plant serves as an excellent choice for cut or dried flower arrangements. For optimal growth, cultivate Echinops Ritro 'Veitch's Blue' in well-draining soil under full sun to partial shade. To encourage a second flush of blooms, cut down the plants after flowering. With its natural look, it brings a touch of wilderness to any garden setting.

Learn how to grow Echinops

  • Height: 90 – 120 cm
  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Offers excellent colour and contrast in the perennial border.
  • Blooming Time: Mid-Late Summer

                Planting information

                - Dig a hole to the required depth. You can find this required depth for each type of bulb, tuber or root in the growing guides.

                - Depth is measurement of space between the soil line and top of bulb or bare root.

                - Set the bulbs or bare root in place, pointed side or sprout side upward.

                - Cover the bulbs by replacing the soil and water thoroughly.

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                Shipping schedule

                We start shipping our spring planted flower bulbs in Spring. We start shipping by the end of March.

                Bulbs that are planted in spring and have a tendency to bloom in summer are called spring bulbs. Not to be confused with bulbs that are planted in autumn and bloom in spring.


                For over 4 generations, DutchGrown™ has built its reputation by offering the best Autumn-planted flowers bulbs available anywhere. We take pride in our exceptionally high level of quality control customer service, and our commitment to client satisfaction continues long after the bulbs leave our premises. When you order from DutchGrown™, we 100% guarantee that you will receive the hardiest flower bulbs available, packed with care and ready to thrive in your garden. Read more.

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