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Eryngium bourgatii 'Picos Blue'

One of the bluest of the beautiful sea hollies, with delicate whorls of spikes around the central egg. Bees and butterflies love these.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 2 litre pot

1 x 9cm pot (511070-1)

3 x 9cm pots (511070-3)

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Front)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - August
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
bourgatii
Common name
Sea holly
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)

Description

One of the bluest of the beautiful sea hollies, with delicate whorls of spikes around the central egg. Bees and butterflies love them.

Care Tips

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. The seedheads are a valuable feature so leave a few to use over winter. Avoid root disturbance.