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  1. Angharad
    October 25, 2014 @ 10:20 am

    I realise the post was a couple of years ago, but due to lack of space I grew echinops ritro in pots. It was fine, stayed quite small, and one year suffered from massive aphid invasion, but kept coming back. Planted it out this year 2014, now thriving.

  2. Nik
    September 29, 2012 @ 2:59 pm

    Disclaimer: Apologies if this question earns me the award of ‘idiotic moron of the year 1998’. I”m very new to this flower growing malarkey. Think of me as a tiny fledgling birdy.

    Can I grow these bad boys in pots?? My initial thought is ‘no’ as they grow quite large, don’t they? But could being in a pot encourage them to be a little less prolific? My garden is this big: * <– there, that star is it.

    Many many thank yous for your kind assistance.

    • Ben
      October 3, 2012 @ 12:57 pm

      Hi Nik, I have never grown Ritro in pots before…but I’m sure they would be fine…best use a fair size container though and make sure they don’t get left to dry out…as can be a problem using pots.
      I’d say give it a go and see…nothing ventured and all that. :) x