Blue flower heads of the ultra-compact Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' are surrounded by large frilled blue bracts.
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
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant
Stem Colour: Blue
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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