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Eryngium ebracteatum

Eryngium ebracteatum
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Price:  £5.00
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Family:  Apiaceae
Main Season:  Summer
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Blue/grey/silver
Foliage:  Evergreen
Position:  Sun
Soil Type:  Ordinary, medium loam
Height:  1.2m to 1.8m (4' to 6')
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H4 minimum -5C to -10C
Pot Size:  9cm

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Approx. 11 in stock

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Neat clumps of grey sword-like leaves in upright rosettes produce wiry, branched stems of maroon Sanguisorba-like flowers in summer to 1.2m.

Very pretty and often causing confusion as to it's identity this sea holly relative has made an impressive and welcome addition to our collection.  Unlike almost all other Eryngiums, E. ebracteatum has virtually no spines to stab you with!

From Central and South America.