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Eryngium eburneum

Sea holly

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height1m to 2m
  • Spread0.45m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite, green
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Eryngium eburneum (Sea holly). A flat rosette, evergreen perennial clump from South America.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

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
  • WaterMoist

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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