Re: [gardeners] Re:Globe thistle

Bargyla Rateaver (
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 19:30:33 +0100

how do I get something for the garden that is really, really, really truly blue,
like the sky, without any lavendar in it.

"Lon J. Rombough" wrote:

> 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
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> >From:
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> >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.
> >


Bargyla Rateaver