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Eryngium ‘Sapphire Blue’
Eryngium ‘Sapphire Blue’
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Eryngium ‘Sapphire Blue’

Sea Holly

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.205.230

Sea Holly features open umbels of steel-blue prickly flowers, which are a favourite for cutting, fresh or dried. This is a superb selection, featuring large bristly flowers on strong stems that are excellent for cutting. A versatile plant, fitting well into the sunny border but also terrific in pots or tubs. From Blooms of Bressingham®.

Further details for
Eryngium ‘Sapphire Blue’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   60-75 cm
   23-29 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate