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franshinegee

Urban gardener in zone 8b, Portland, Oregon. Plant obsessed but working on using more natives and drought tolerant plants. Chicken and bee keeper.

Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2017
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franshinegee

#globethistle #echinops #bee

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veepaisal

@janelleabella does this flower resemble the one you posted!?!?

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janelleabella

Just being a round ball lol. It was bushy growing in the water

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janelleabella

@veepaisal it's buttonbush @cyndi nailed it! 👏👏👏

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2017
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franshinegee

#echinops #globethistle #blue #droughttolerant

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janelleabella

This color is fantastic!

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jennlamaye

That is so pretty! How tall is this flower?

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2017
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franshinegee

Baby Echinops #globethistle #echinops #blue #newgrowth #bud

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2016
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franshinegee

Amazingly, my thistle is sprouting seeds right there on the seed head. #echinops #surpriseplants #seedlings #blueflowers #globethistle #thistle #echinops

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gjones

Never seen that happen before!

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usgardentags

That's insane !

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2016
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franshinegee

If you asked for seeds I'll be sending them out this weekend!

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franshinegee

#echinops #globethistle #seedhead #seedexchange

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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FaithHC

This is the most beautiful thistle I've ever seen! Where can I get some?

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franshinegee

They're very common, but I'd be more than happy to send you some seeds!

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FaithHC

That would be so awesome, I'd love some seeds

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franshinegee

Cool - I'm new at this, I guess you can send your address to fkg767@gmail.com 🙂

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franshinegee

Oh, and you might want to look at a bigger pic of the plant - it's a thistle and most people don't understand why I have it in my garden until it blooms! ;)

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FaithHC

I love thistle!!!

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FaithHC

I sent you a message

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franshinegee

#blueflowers #globethistle #thistle #echinops #indigoflowers

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