ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'

Commonly known as Eryngo, Giant sea holly

Grows up to 3 feet with silvery white flower heads. Will self seed readily.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Heart-shaped, mid-green basal leaves 7-16cm (3-6in) long.
  • White
    Silvery white
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • 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.
    Rosette-forming, short-lived perennial. 6cm (2½in) long cones of flowers with bracts to 6cm (2½in) long. Flowers and bracts are prickly.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Avoid winter wet.

ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'

Seeds £5.00 per packet 

Any 3+ for £4.00 each
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £13.00 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. E. giganteum. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Named for Miss Ellen Wilmott (1853-1934)
    Pests & Diseases
    Root rot, slugs, snails, powdery mildew.
    Place of origin
    Caucasus, Iran,
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)

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