Re: [gardeners] Re:Globe thistle

Lon J. Rombough (
Mon, 23 Jul 2001 16:58:26 -0700

I just acquired a plant of sea holly, which sounds exactly like what you are
calling globe thistle.  As it blooms, the whole head and stem is turning an
electric blue.  Sorry, I don't have the Latin name handy.
-Lon Rombough
>Subject: Re: [gardeners] Re:Globe thistle
>Date: Mon, Jul 23, 2001, 4:01 PM

>I agree that the blue of the globe thistle you are talking about is 
>beautiful. I have two in my perennial bed. They are not like the wild ones at 
>all. In my perennial bed they are not invasive or reseed like many 
>perennials. Mine are only about 24 inches +. Mine are just now appearing blue 
>and my daylillies are about gone.