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 planum 'Blue Hobbit'

sea holly

Photo of Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'

£8.99

A compact mound of toothed, dark green leaves with silver-white veins. Violet blue flowers are produced in striking, prominent bracts. Its blooms are popular with bees and its dried seed heads are great for birds in winter

Type

  • Perennials

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Mediterranean style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in well-drained sun in full sun. Dislikes winter wet. Can be cut down to the ground after flowering in autumn but is best left over winter to provide winter interest.

Dimensions

Size: Small

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 30cm

Eventual spread: 30cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Coastal