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Eryngium x zabelii Big Blue

Sea Holly

Full Sun Full Sun
Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Bees And Butterflies Bees And Butterflies

from £8.00

3 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 02nd July 2021


Extraordinarily eye-catching, Eryngium x zabelii Big Blue, is one of the bluest and most architectural of all Sea Hollies, perfect for a sunny spot. Multitudes of large, egg-shaded flowerheads up to 10cm across, comprising clusters of many intense, almost iridescent, blue flowers, are surrounded by spiny, silvery-blue, ruff-like petals. Held high on strong bright blue stems above prickly, silver tinted foliage, Eryngium Big Blue is a wonderful plant to add texture to your borders or containers. Much loved by our pollinating friends, who will come visiting to partake of the rich nectar. The blooms are stunning as either cut or as dried flowers arrangements in your home, lasting well in a vase. Eryginium x zabelii Big Blue has received the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society for outstanding performance in the garden. Eryngium Big Blue is drought tolerant and rabbit resistant, preferring well-drained soil in sun to produce the best flower colours. Growing to a height and spread of approximately 60-80cm (24-32'), Big Blue will flourish outside all year round with no winter protection required.
Full Sun
Lilac Blue
Fully hardy perennial
Cottage Garden Prairie Style planting Container Gardening Contemporary Gardening Small Gardens
60-70cm (24-28in)
Pest Resistant Flowers For Cutting/Drying Ideal for Beginners Bees And Butterflies Drought Tolerant AGM
30-45cm (12-18in)
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FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
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HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

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