Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'
Also called Flat Sea Holly
More About Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'
- Strong stems with numerous, prickly, steel-blue flowers clustered on one branch
- Flowers are much smaller than the common sea holly
- Smooth leaves are dark green, deeply toothed and stay very low and compact
- Bloom Time: July to September
Blue Sea Holly Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in a dry, sandy, well-drained soil, in full sun. Has a large taproot and once established, does not like to be moved. Eryngium may need staking and lose some of their colour if planted in soils that are too fertile or shady. Plants do not spread or produce viable seed.
Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall