Echinops genus contains over 120 species of perennials, biennials, and annuals. The species are found in central and southern Europe, central Asia, India, and the mountains of tropical Africa. We offer Echinops ritro, Echinops ruthenicus, and Echinops sphae. species and cultivars; which are hardy perennials. These plants are known for being highly ornate, extremely hardy, and long lived.