Fragrant Eryngo (Eryngium aromaticum)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Host for the caterpillar of the Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

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