Eryngium giganteum (Miss Willmott's Ghost)

An absolute classic cottage garden biennial with a brilliant architectural presence and will self-sow More
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An absolute classic cottage garden biennial with a brilliant architectural presence and will self-sow.

Genus Eryngium
Group/Species giganteum
Variety Miss Willmott's Ghost
Type Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Common Name Sea Holly
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Choose a planting spot with fairly dry, well-drained soil that is poor to moderately fertile. Full sun is essential as is protection from winter wet.
Care Tips The seedheads are a valuable feature so leave a few to use over winter. Avoid root disturbance.
Flowering July - September
Vase Life Give eryngiums a long drink in deep water. They should last for 2 weeks. Or dry in time for your Christmas table.
Harvesting Flower production 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Eryngium giganteum (Miss Willmott's Ghost) reviews

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Maria

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Ruth

I know these are tricky and this is my second and third attempt. Not a single seed has germinated