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Eryngium alpinum 'Blue Star'

Eryngium alpinum 'Blue Star'

Alpine Sea Holly

Regular price $11.95 CAD
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An exceptional plant for the sunny border, this selection of Sea Holly has a basal rosette of dark green foliage. The compound flowers are surrounded by metallic silver-blue bracts. These are in demand for the fresh and dried flower market, and provide ample nectar for bees and butterflies.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 3
Light Requirements: Full sun
Height: 70-80 cm
Spread: 45-60 cm
Soil Requirements: Medium to sandy soils, dry sites.
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Planting Time:
Use: Specimen plant, sunny borders, cottage gardens, butterfly gardens, coastal gardens and dry sites, mass planting
Flower Colour & Shape: Cone like dome of tiny flowers surrounded by metallic sttl blue bracts
Foliage: Glossy deep green basal rosette of heart shaped leaves
Benefits: Deer and rabbit resistant, excellent cut or dried flower, attracts bees and butterflies, drought and salt tolerant once established

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