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Eryngium planum ‘Blue Hobbit’


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Blue flower heads of the ultra-compact Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' are surrounded by large frilled blue bracts.


Description:
The blue flower heads of the ultra-compact Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' are surrounded by large frilled blue bracts all in all looking like a thimble crossed with a thistle. The strong stems are also blue near the top. Great for hot, dry sunny spots. Sea hollies can go through a dumb phase after flowering before reflushing a mound of leaves.


Common Name: Sea Holly

Family: Apiaceae (The Carrot/Parsley Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Blue

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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