Blue Hobbit Dwarf Sea Holly

Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'

SKU
07434
A charming, heavily flowering, superb new variety of Sea Holly and the first true dwarf. Reaching just a foot or so in height, this stunning blue flower makes a perfect container plant with its spoon-shaped green leaves. Excellent cut flower and attractive to butterflies.
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Water weekly or more often in extreme heat; until established.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 to 10 inches wide and slightly taller.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater weekly or more often in extreme heat; until established.
Companion PlantsCatmint (Nepeta); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)

Divide in early spring. Tolerant of hot, dry sites, and soils high in salts. For drying, pick stems just as the flower clusters open fully, and hang upside down to dry in a warm, dark place.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11

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