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DeciduousHeart-shaped, mid-green basal leaves 7-16cm (3-6in) long.
HerbaceousEarly 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 hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Full sunAvoid winter wet.
ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowSyn. E. giganteum. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Named for Miss Ellen Wilmott (1853-1934)Pests & DiseasesRoot rot, slugs, snails, powdery mildew.Place of originCaucasus, Iran,
Garden Location/ConditionsBorderSuits a mixed or herbaceous border
Soil ConditionsWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendlyRabbit Resistant
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