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Eryngium Variifolium - Compact Sea Holly

Eryngium Variifolium - Compact Sea Holly

Type Herbaceous, Ground cover, Deciduous
Size Low Border (up to 50cm height)
Form Spreading clump
Colours Dark green Foliage, Blue-silver Flowers (Summer)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium growing

Cultivation tips: Eryngium's like it a sunny warm location with reasonably fertile yet never wet soil, being ideal for a dry border in full sun. Cut back to ground in autumn and avoid planting where foliage will be drowned by surrounding plants. Taller flower spikes might need support. Ideal for planting in a dry border with grasses.
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