AWARD

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 
MULTIBUY SAVING

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
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)
 

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2022 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2022      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.