Eryngium 'Miss Wilmotts 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 Willmotts Ghost'
Type Perennial
Common Name Sea Holly
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1m (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting The seeds may need a period of cold to enable them to germinate. Surface sow and just cover with vermiculite. Do not exclude light. Germination can be slow.
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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Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

Seeds Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.

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Eryngium 'Miss Wilmotts 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