Unique, thistle-like, steely-blue flowers with pincushion centers. Extremely long-lasting and can be used as cut or dried flowers. Unique foliage complements lacy flowers.
We have assembled some of our best selling Perennials that butterflies love and have put them in this assortment below. All of the varieties on this page attract butterflies. You can buy the complete garden or the individual item that fits your need. You will find plants in all sizes and colors.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Early Summer-Early Fall
Size: No. 1 size roots
Zone: 4 to 7
24 - 30 inches
18 - 24 inches
18 - 22 inches
Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant just below soil, 24 iches apart. Plant firmly and water in thoroughly. If potted, plant same depth as in pot.
Protect from excessive winter moisture (standing water).
NO. 1 BAREROOT
Moderate once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks
The 1 1/2" pineapple-like heads are subtended by several ruffs of delicate, pinnetely cut, steel blue bracts.
Lower leaves heart-shaped, up to 6" long with margins covered in spiny teeth. Stem leaves palmately lobed, tinged with blue.
None, except to cut back spent flower stems After flowering
Well drained, open soil
This has an extended bloom time as the side branches produce abundant, albeit smaller flowers. These, along with the terminal flower forms an open, broad conical flowering head.
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2020 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
||5/4/20 - 6/5/20
||3/30/20 - 6/5/20
||3/16/20 - 6/5/20
||3/9/20 - 6/5/20
||3/2/20 - 6/5/20
|7A & 7B
||2/24/20 - 6/5/20
|8A & 8B
||2/17/20 - 5/15/20
||2/10/20 - 5/15/20
|Last Order Date
||Zones 1A-7B: 6/1/20
Zones 8A-10B: 5/11/20