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Eryngium ‘Jos Eijking’ PBR

Sea holly

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourBlue-purple
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Eryngium ‘Jos Eijking’ PBR (Sea holly). This genus consists of bushy, annuals, biennials, deciduous and evergreen perennials. They are grown for their interesting foliage and spiny collared blooms that usually have a bluish-green metallic sheen. They will flower over a long period in the summer.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Europe, N.Africa, Asia & S. America

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers, foliage and habit. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Sandy
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate species by seeds in the autumn, or selected forms by division in the spring or by root cuttings in winter.

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