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Eryngium planum ‘Hellas’


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Description:
A bushy thistle-like plant with thick stems of leathery, blue-green, heart shaped foliage rising from a basal rosette. The blue stems branch into sprays of very blue egg-shaped flower clusters. An intriguing textural and architectural addition to the perennial border. Plant in well-drained soil.


Common Name: Sea Holly

Family: Apiaceae (The Carrot/Parsley Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light:

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Blue

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry soils.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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