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ERYNGIUM bourgatii 'Picos Blue'

Commonly known as Eryngo, Sea holly

A new introduction with darker and larger blue flowers on robust stems
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Available again from August 2020 -
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from August 2020
  • Deciduous - dark green marbled foliage, basal leaves to 7cm (3in) long appears before the flowers
  • Blue
  • 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. Branching stems carry flowers in cylindrical umbels 1-3cm (½-1¼in) long surrounded by deeply-cut, deep blue bracts to 6cm (2½in) 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 - slugs, snails, powdery mildew. root rot
  • Place of origin - Spain (Pyrenees)
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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