Eryngium pandanifolium

Sea holly

This is about as architectural as it gets. 

A magnificent plant with long, sword-like, slightly prickly foliage and a tall flower spike that can reach up to 2m in height.

The flowers are interesting rather than dramatic and form small cones that turn from pale green to pinkish-purple as the season develops. Despite growing near riverbanks in its native Uruguay the plants need moist soil with good drainage in our colder winters. 

Due to the imposing height of the flower spike, protection from strong winds is advised. 

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£ 7.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Apiaceae

Hardy perennial

H4

100 - 200cm 

90cm 

Blue green 

Purple brown 

Moist but well-drained 

Full sun 

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