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Eryngium bourgatii

For sale by Ruth Hall

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Seed grown plant. Variegated spiny leaves, blue flowers in summer. Good for drying.

Eryngium bourgatii | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres

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Common names

Sea holly


Eryngium bourgatii (Sea holly). A herbaceous perennial from Spain with basal leathery, grey-green and silver veined leaves. Umbels of flower spikes rise up to 75cm and bear profuse blue-purple flowers surrounded by silvery spiny bracts. ‘Othello’ is a compact form producing shorter flowers on strong, thick stems.


They are fully to half hardy. Grow in sun with fertile well drained soil.

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • WaterDry

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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