Sea Holly (Eryngium planum 'Jade Frost')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 6 inches-8 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches-14 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Beetles
Flies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Posted by springcolor (Washington State - Zone 7a) on Aug 23, 2014 6:49 PM

This plant has three seasons of color. Spring growth is flushed with pink, with the variegation. In summer the stems turn a amazing bright purple, and in fall you have the seed pods. Needs good drainage and at least half a day of sun. Full sun is better.

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