ERYNGIUM bourgatii 'Picos Amethyst'

Commonly known as Eryngo, Sea holly

Purple-amethyst coloured flowers, very striking
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ERYNGIUM bourgatii 'Picos Amethyst'

 
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  • Deciduous
    Dark green veined basal leaves to 7cm (3in) long appear before the flowers
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Purple amethyst
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming, taprooted herbaceous perennial. Deeply-cut bracts to 6cm (2½in) long surround flowers in cylindrical umbels 1-3cm (½-1¼in) long
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Protect from winter wet.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - thistle-like plant ideal for a gravel bed. Wildlife plant - butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases
    root rot, slugs, snails, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin
    Spain (Pyrenees)
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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