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  • button eryngo
  • Eventual height: 1.2m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Eryngium yuccifolium

button eryngo

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9cm pot £8.99
9cm pot £8.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Flower colour: steel blue, whitish or green
  • Other features: interesting foliage
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    An evergreen Eryngium, which forms a clump of bluish-green, strap-shaped leaves that have a serrated and spiny edge. In mid summer and autumn, upright, branching flowerspikes emerge bearing rounded or oval shaped flower clusters, which turn shades of greyish-blue, cream or green as they open. A variable plant, which originates from the Eastern States of the US, it is tolerant of poor soil and drought once established.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large colonies in spring. Avoid the temptation to cut back the flowerheads in autumn as they provide interest in the winter garden.
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