Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' PP20,636

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Sea Holly

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Electric blue, thistle-like flowers on this stunning semi-evergreen plant. Very upright and thick-stemmed. Silvery leaves are mounded below the blooms. Great for cutting, fresh and/or dried.

Height

18-24 in

Spread

14-18 in

Color

Electric Blue

Bloom Time

June-September

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Moor Grass (Molina caerulea), New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Gray
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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