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Blue Glitter Sea Holly

SKU: AM021377
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plant - 3" pot
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Everyone wants to know - what’s that plant? Award-winning ‘Blue Glitter’ Sea Holly is an exciting unique perennial. Cool blue, thistle-like flowers are surrounded by a halo of spiky silvery bracts, dancing upon blue branched stems, and attracting bees and butterflies. Stems rise from a rosette of deeply toothed leaves with a spiny look, adding even more texture. Sea Holly thrives in challenging hot, sunny, dry, sites and sandy soils. Add intrigue and drama to gardens, meadowscapes and flower arrangements.
key features
Botanical Name
Eryngium planum 'Blue Glitter'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Bloom Time


‘Blue Glitter’ Sea Holly (Eryngium planum 'Blue Glitter') brings a unique look to gardens and meadowscapes. A European bred plant for the cut flower trade, ‘Blue Holly’ features prolific blooms, and it is the winner of the Fleuroselect Gold Medal (2007), awarded to perennial cultivars that surpass existing varieties in terms of innovation and beauty. The native range of Eryngium planum includes central and southeastern Europe and central Asia. This is one of the hardiest species and it has proven to be a reliable, long-lived perennial. Eryngium have deep tap roots, and prefer not to be transplanted once they’re established. Thanks to its spiky texture, Eryngium is known for its deer and rabbit resistance. The plants look beautiful left standing in winter.

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