Thistle Globes

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street name: Thistle Globes

god-given name: Echinops Ritro

colors available: Blue & Violet

meaning: Birth and Nobility of Character

seasonality: Summer & Fall

cost: $7-12/bunch

tips & tricks & facts:

  • The word "Echinops" means "Like a Hedgehog"
  • The thistle is a symbol of Scotland
  • These globes are prickly and aren't much fun to touch. If you use them in a bouquet/corsage/boutonniere make sure there is foliage around it to protect the skin of the individual carrying or wearing your creation.
  • We LOVE the texture these provide to an arrangement. They are incredibly hearty so you can use them in places where more delicate flowers might not thrive.