Eryngium alpinum blue star

Eryngium alpinum blue star

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Description

Abundance of deep blue flowers.

This variety was originally bred for cut flower and so puts on a great show of flowers on sturdy stems. The foliage may look vicious but far from it as this variety is soft to touch. Ideal for the border in a semi shaded area.

Flowering: Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 50-80cm

Spread: 45cm

Further information:

The perfect plant to attract bees and butterflies. Flower stems can be dried for adding into flower arrangements.

Common Name: Alpine Sea Holly

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Apiaceae

Foliage: ovate / lobed /  spiny

Basic Colour: ( silver )

Flower Colour: silver

Natural Flowering: June-August

Winter Hardiness: Hardy

Height with Flowers: 50cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / cut flower

Pruning:  cut back old flowered stems

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Cultivar

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

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Planting area

Position

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Flower Colour

Description

Abundance of deep blue flowers.

This variety was originally bred for cut flower and so puts on a great show of flowers on sturdy stems. The foliage may look vicious but far from it as this variety is soft to touch. Ideal for the border in a semi shaded area.

Flowering: Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 50-80cm

Spread: 45cm

Further information:

The perfect plant to attract bees and butterflies. Flower stems can be dried for adding into flower arrangements.

Common Name: Alpine Sea Holly

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Apiaceae

Foliage: ovate / lobed /  spiny

Basic Colour: ( silver )

Flower Colour: silver

Natural Flowering: June-August

Winter Hardiness: Hardy

Height with Flowers: 50cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / cut flower

Pruning:  cut back old flowered stems

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Cultivar

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

,

Planting area

Position

,

Flower Colour

7 reviews for Eryngium alpinum blue star

4.4
Based on 7 reviews
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  1. sarah smith (verified owner)

  2. john hainey (verified owner)

  3. Patricia J. (verified owner)

    Good healthy plants

  4. Anonymous (verified owner)

  5. Margaret Cox (verified owner)

    Well wrapped, look nice and healthy

  6. Paul Cairns (verified owner)

  7. Janet (verified owner)

    All growing away nicely when arrived, in great condition

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