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Eryngium ‘Violetta’

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourDark purple, blue-silver
  • Leaf ColourMid-green

Description

Eryngium ‘Violetta’ (Eryngo). Thistle-like, dark, loose purple flowerheads are borne with narrow, spiny, silver-blue bracts in late summer. Leaves are mid-green, rounded and divided into 3-5 segments.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Other common names

Sea holly

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
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°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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