globe thistle

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any of various plants of the genus Echinops having prickly leaves and dense globose heads of bluish flowers

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Expert tip: Although echinops are perennials, it is best to plant new globe thistles every four years.
You can warm up a stark white room with just a single stem of Bird of Paradise, or add some drama to your decor with a bold arrangement of purple globe thistles.
Expert tip: Coneflowers combine especially well with ornamental grasses and achillea or yarrow in a natural prairiestyle planting scheme, and in flowerbeds with globe thistles and bee balm to attract bees and butterflies.
And then there are those daisies that don't look like daisies - the globe thistles, achilleas, tall ligularias, and silver-leaved artemesias.