The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life

Contact

Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
[email protected]

The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Eryngium alpinum

sea holly

Photo of Eryngium alpinum

£7.99

Large-flowered sea-holly with sculpted heads in a steely grey or rich royal blue. Hard to beat and loved by pollinators.

Type

  • Perennials

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Gravel garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Attractive to bees
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Although you can cut back flower stems after flowering the seedheads are a very attractive feature so are usually left over winter. Grow in fairly dry, well-drained soil that is poor to moderately fertile. Full sun is essential as is protection from winter wet.

Dimensions

Size: Medium

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 90cm

Eventual spread: 40cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Coastal