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Blue Glitter Eryngium Plant
Blue Glitter Eryngium Plant



Great for tough dry conditions, but happy in good soil too! I love Eryngium plants. These second year plants will be in a hurry to form a nice clump and start throwing out rigid blue stems of thistle like flowers. They're only a little prickly, not unlike myself. 

In the cutting garden, cut them when they just turn blue. If you keep the stems cut they will re-flower off and on all season. Eryngium also dries well. 

Height: 36.0-40.0 Inches

Spread: 8.0-12.0 Inches


Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8

Flower Color: Blue shades

Foliage Color: Green shades

Sunlight: Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements: Low Water Needs, Average Water Needs

Soil Quality: Poor Soil Quality, Average Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry: Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0), Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)

Bloomtime: Midsummer

 Grown in 2 quart band pot

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens