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Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue'

# PP20636, COPF
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Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' - Sea Holly

Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' - Sea Holly

More About Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' ( PP20636, COPF)

  • Electric-blue flowers on sturdy, blue-coloured stems
  • Silvery-blue, thistle-like foliage on intense blue stems
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Size: 10 cm

Interesting Notes:

Eryngium zabelli is a cross between E. alpinum and E. bourgatii.

Zone:

4

Height:

50-75 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Sea Holly Growing and Maintenance Tips

Drought tolerant, it grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. It has a taproot, so once established, eryngium does not like to be disturbed. Plants do not spread or produce viable seed.


Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' ( PP20636, COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Blue
Silver

 Suitable Substitutions for Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue'

Eryngium amethystinum

Eryngium amethystinum

Amethyst Sea Holly