Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost'

White Globe Thistle (Star Frost Globe Thistle)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

A shorter plant and blooms, plus decorative foliage. Healthy dark green foliage, leaf underside grey. Good for bees... shorter habit with nice branching and a profusion of golf-ball sized white

More About Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost'

  • white form from Jelitto Seeds
  • very unique in the garden

Bees and butterflies adore Echinops. They are so easy to care for that you will too. Equally stunning in the garden or as a fresh or dried cut flower, their perfectly round blooms and statuesque profile bring intriguing definition to surrounding softer forms.

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18-24 in


1-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost' Characteristics


  • Specimen
  • Cottage Garden
  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Mass Plant
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Flower Color

  • White


  • Clumping
  • Mounding