Sea Holly

Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' PP #20,636

SKU
05398
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationer-RIN-jee-um
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 24 to 36 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Tolerant 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.

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