Sea Holly Steel Blue

Botanical Interest

Botanical Interests Packet

Sea holly brings extraordinary architectural beauty to the garden by day, and wonderment at night as it reflects the silvery moonlight. It blooms profusely through the summer, attracting pollinators and providing garden interest in winter with long-standing blooms. Cut flowers are captivating in fresh or dry arrangements. This tough plant thrives in poor soil, heat, and drought, and even tolerates salty soil as found in coastal areas. Perennial in USDA zones 5–9. Deer and rabbit resistant. 24"–48" tall

Botanical Name: Eryngium planum

Family: Apiaceae

Native: Europe and Asia

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 5–9

Plant Dimensions: 24"–48" tall

Variety Information: ½"–1" flower heads made up of many tiny flowers start out green and turn to silvery-blue as the flowers open.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

MFG Part Number: 1232