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Echinops setifer (sphaerocephalus) 'Arctic Glow'
Common Name: Globe Thistle Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Echinops setifer (sphaerocephalus) 'Arctic Glow'
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Spiny grey-green leaves and intriguing, spherical, silver-grey flower heads on grey stems in late summer when it's nice to have some surprises in the garden. The cultivar name is nicely descriptive of the effect of the flower heads at dusk.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Low mountains of central and southern Japan. Mountain slopes in China. Open grassy areas in Korea.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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