Veitch Blue normally grows to a max height of 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light - a partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Globe thistle 'Veitch Blue'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 9.
Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.0 and 6.0 as Globe thistle 'Veitch Blue' likes to be in acidic soil.
More information about Globe Thistle is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Globe Thistle Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
Blooming day 4964
with the tiny flowers openingThe more I garden, the less I know
Blooming day 4960
just beginning, it never spreads itself just hangs in there.August already
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I think this is probably the after-bloom, but lovelyMust be Fall, first snow on the peaks
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with a very slow moving beeWatering again
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Blooming day 3869
now that the lavenders have finished, the bees feast on the Globe ThistlesWeird weather
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it looks in rather better shape this year but the one in Boat isn’t doing anythingI ought to...
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Growing day 3424
it has survived transplanting and winter and looks healthy; I hope it likes this site betterThe Patient Gardener
Dividing day 3222
this is the smallest one from near the Blackberry, now in the N corner of BoatSun and wind
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just beginning; both clumps are getting smaller; move? where?August
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Flowering day 2417
just beginning, the clump is smaller stillBloom Day and no pictures thanks to F...
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both are less prolific than previous years, the southernmost is really smallA week later