ERYNGIUM Perennial Plant Catalogue


ERYNGIUM (Sea Holly) Grown for its interesting flowers and foliage. Requires well-drained soil in full sun. Alpinum, planum and zabelii types are susceptible to snail/slug damage

Eryngium agavifolium Green, thimble-like flowers on short stalks held on tall stems from August to October. Rich green, sword-like, toothed, leaves, evergreen. Height 150cm. Spread 60cm.

Eryngium alpinum AGM Stout stems bear conical, purplish-blue flower heads, surrounded by blue bracts from June to August. Heart shaped, green, leaves form a basal rosette. Height 60 to 75cm. Spread 30cm.
Eryngium bourgatiiEryngium bourgatii Carries heads of thistle-like, silver-blue flowers on branched, wiry stems, in July and August. Deeply cut, grey-green leaves with paler veins. Height 45cm. Spread 30cm.
Eryngium bourgatii Picos BlueEryngium bourgatii ‘Picos Blue’ Carries heads of thistle-like,large dark blue flowers surrounded by silvery bracts, July and August. Deeply cut, grey-green leaves with paler veins. Height 50cm. Spread 30cm
Eryngium x oliverianum  Not available 2018/19

Eryngium planumEryngium planum Light blue flower heads, surrounded by blue green, spiky, bracts. Mid green, rounded, basal leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm.

Eryngium variifolium Stiff stems that bear green flowers heads in July and August. Shiny, dark green, toothed leaves with white veins, evergreen. Height 45cm. Spread 25cm.

Eryngium x zabellii Jos EijkingEryngium x zabelii ‘Jos Eijking’ Intense lavender blue tinted flowers and stems, July to September. Jagged edged basal leaves with paler veins. Height 70cm. Spread 30cm.