Eryngium (Sea Holly) ‘Big Blue’

Where to Buy

US & Canada | UK & Ireland

Description

Big Blue certainly lives up to its name! It is a big, bold garden plant that makes an impact in any garden. Big Blue’s 4″/ 10 cm flowers blooms in June on thick, sturdy stems. Electric-blue flower color extends well down onto the stems. Green, spiky foliage on erect, candelabra-shaped plants. Tremendous garden presence that’s impossible to overlook. Great for middle of border. Especially impressive in mass plantings. Novel container specimen and striking cut flower. Excellent larger companion for Eryngium ‘Sapphire Blue’. Comes to Rozanne and Friends from Myerscough College, England.

Variety

Eryngium (Sea Holly) 'Big Blue'

Approx. Height

33"/84cms

Approx. Spread

26"/66cms

Attributes

Long blooming period. Impressive in cut flower displays. Use as a dried flower too. Attracts butterflies.

Aftercare Instructions

Grow in any well-drained soil. Excellent for coastal gardens.Cut back stems to ground level at the end of the flowering period.

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Flowering Time

July to September

Positioning

Full sun

Approx. Winter Hardiness

US Hardiness Zones 5-9. Hardy down to -20F/-29c