Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' Plant Patent #20,636Item #5398 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 11
Iridescent blue flowers and silver leaves make this a stunner in the perennial border or container garden. It is valued for its long bloom time and as a spectacular and long-lasting cut flower.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Grows to 24 to 36 in. tall and wide.Key Feature:Cut FlowersBlooms:Summer through fallLandscape Uses:
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:er-RIN-jee-umPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Grows to 24 to 36 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Summer through fallFlower color:BluePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
- CareCare InformationTolerant of hot, dry sites and soils high in salts. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For drying, pick stems just as the flower clusters open fully, and hang upside down to dry in a warm, dark place.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.