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Eryngium 'Big Blue'
Common Name: Moroccan Sea Holly Family: Apiaceae (The Carrot/Parsley Family)

Eryngium  'Big Blue'
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Notes:
Blooms of iridescent blue pincushions on blue stems; flowers rise up to 30 inches. Silver leaves. This peculiar genus from the carrot family is found around the world but with its centre of diversity in South America. There are also a number of European species.

Native Habitat:
Some sea hollies are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourBlue 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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