Sea Holly - Knowledgebase Question

Belleville, IL
Question by Carolj
June 17, 1999
Should you trim a sea holly (blue flowers) and can the flowers be dried?


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Answer from NGA
June 17, 1999

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You can cut back the fading flowers and stems on Eryngium (Sea Holly), or allow them to remain on the plant. The petals will fall from the flower leaving a cone-shaped center, which is sometimes dried and used in arrangements.

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