Echinops ritro , or Globe thistle, has spiky leaves and bristly metallic blue flowers making it a great architectural plant for the back of a summer border. Spiny, cobwebbed leaves provide interest from spring until blooms appear in summer.
Better hit the after CHristmas ornament sale for these…. ordinary GIANT sized ornaments, hangers removed and replaced with some type of stem you choose to use…. and do a jewel tone drip from top to bottom on the “globes” an