Eryngium 'Sapphire Blue'

Common name: Sea Holly

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Description

Intense steely blue flower heads, leaves and stems form in summer. Tall, erect plants with branched stems. Striking architectural accent for garden. Has extended blue coloration onto the leaves and stems, allowing an extended season of interest and bolder garden accent. Flowers are larger and more colorful than other varieties. Good accent plant. Plant in groups of 3 to 5 plants. Comes to Must Have Perennials from Dutch breeder, Wouter Ruigrok.

Uses & Attributes

Mixed border, Container, Cut flower, Dried flowers, Long blooming, Attracts butterflies and bees

Growing & Marketing Advice

Do not over water. Allow medium to dry between waterings.

Size

  • Height: 28"/71cm
  • Spread: 18"/46cm
  • Habit: Upright

Appearance

  • Blooming time: Summer
  • Flower color: Blue
  • Foliage color: Blue