Eryngium Planum

Eryngium Planum

Eryngium Planum is a small flowered Sea holly with masses of small silver/blue flowers in summer. The seed heads dry well for flower arranging,or simply leave them as bird seed

Enjoys a sunny well drained position and attracts hover flies and similar insects.

Common Name:  Flat Sea Holly.
Family:  Apiaceae.
Description:  Hardy Perennial.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type:  Eryngium Planum.
Habit:   Loose /upright.
Fragrance:  None.

Colour
Flower:  Silver /Blue.
Foliage:  Silver/Grey.
Stem: Silver.

Size
Ultimate Height:  60cms.
Ultimate spread: 60cms.
Time to ultimate height:  2 years.

Sunlight
Light: Full.
Aspect: Full Sun .

Plant Resilience
Hardiness: Full.
Low maintenance:
Easy.

Soil Type

Soil PH: Neutral
Moisture: Drought tolerant.

Season of interest: Summer.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:
Gravel Garden
Seaside
Mixed Border

How to care
Pruning: Cut Back in Autumn.
Pests: None.

 

Description
Eryngium planum-Available April onwards.
Order Eryngium planum-Available April onwards. Peat free plants-9cm pots @ £3.50

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