General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 15 - 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights

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Common names
  • Sea Holly
Also sold as:
  • Eryngium x zabelii

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