Garden sea holly Eryngium. taprooted. Transplant seedlings early in spring

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Eryngium (Sea Holly) - Blue thistle like flowers. White sea holly is called Miss Willmott's ghost. Herbaceous Border, Herbaceous Perennials, Sun Perennials, Cut Flowers, Wild Flowers, Rosen Beet, Sea Holly, Holly Blue, Dream Garden
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Eryngium Blue Sea Holly or Sapphire Blue: tolerate stress and provide long lasting impact. thrives in warmer, dry regions, versatile


This beautiful European sea holly forms clumps of heart-shaped leaves, over which a profusion of anodised, blue thimbles appear on vibrant stems. Tolerant of the toughest conditions, `Blue Sea Holly' may require staking in rich soils. This spiky character adds interest to our border and looks wonderful planted amongst agastache and coneflowers. Also a superb cut flower, much beloved by florists.

Red hybiscus syriacus, the yellow flowers of a verbascum hybrid and blue eryngium planum 'blaukappe' Exotic Flowers, Yellow Flowers, Spring Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Prints, Sea Holly, All The Pretty Horses, Colorful Garden
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Botanical Images: 9 Divine Color Combinations - Grow - Herb Companion

This slideshow of botanical images demonstrates garden color combinations based on color theory, diverse species and bloom time.

Sea holly Eryngium planum produces a mesh of electric-blue thistles from midsummer on. Tips Well-drained soil in full sun. Plant with Campanula persicifolia and Lychnis coronaria. Garden Seeds, Garden Plants, Flower Farm, Flower Pots, Types Of Flowers, Wild Flowers, Stipa, Sea Holly, Coastal Gardens

Gardens: see-through perennials - in pictures

Hazel Sillver picks her favourite billowy plants to give the garden a beautiful hazy tapestry

Eryngium, Anthemis and Stipa tenuissima at Bury Court (Christopher Bradley-Hole) Dry Garden, Garden Plants, Plant Design, Garden Design, Front Yard Plants, Stipa, Drought Tolerant Plants, Colorful Garden, Ornamental Grasses

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Photos - Garden & Plant Picture Library - Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' growing with Geranium 'Rozanne' and Eryngium planum - GAP Photos - Specialising in horticultural photography Flowering House Plants, Sun Plants, Garden Plants, Prairie Planting, Prairie Garden, Perennial Grasses, Herbaceous Perennials, Garden Spotlights, Geranium Rozanne

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Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' growing with Geranium 'Rozanne' and Eryngium p... Image:0308016 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography

a great cutting garden Grow a great cutting garden - plus a list of favorite cut flowers, organized by color.Grow a great cutting garden - plus a list of favorite cut flowers, organized by color. Cut Flower Garden, Flower Farm, Flower Beds, Growing Flowers, Cut Flowers, Planting Flowers, Colorful Flowers, Purple Flowers, Wild Flowers
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Eryngium planum, KKSgb2950/22

 Said to go well with eryngium planum because of the similar-shaped flower heads. Seeds available from Chiltern Seeds. Dark Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Planting Bulbs, Planting Flowers, Allium Sphaerocephalon, Sea Holly, Green Rooms, Garden Plants, Gardening Tips
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Snaking up from the house to the road, the Priory drive is about three hundred yards long and for much of that distance is bordered by a beautiful, old, mixed hedge. The predominant species is haw… Vegetable Garden, Garden Plants, House Plants, Gardening Zones, Container Gardening, Sea Holly, Pick And Mix, Love Garden, My Secret Garden

MIxed hedging – The Anxious Gardener

Posts about MIxed hedging written by David Marsden

Sea Holly (Eryngium) is a great carrot relative with metallic violet-blue flowers that pollinators love. Coneflowers (Echinacea) not only pair well with them, but draw more pollinators and seed-seeking goldfinches in the fall. Potager Garden, Herb Garden, Plant Design, Garden Design, Blue Flowers, Wild Flowers, Sea Holly, Longwood Gardens, Outdoor Travel
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Eryngium planum & Echinacea

Sea Holly (Eryngium) is a great carrot relative with metallic violet-blue flowers that pollinators love. Coneflowers (Echinacea) not only pair well with them, but draw more pollinators and seed-seeking goldfinches in the fall. Longwood Gardens, PA

So far the crithmum has been the most reliable umbellifer to flower through summer. (Selinum wallichianum is struggling. to put it mildly.) Crithmum with yarrow and Eryngium planum. Garden Of Eden, Green Garden, Garden Plants, Great Barrington, Sea Holly, Perennial Plant, Sandy Soil, Perennials, Planting Flowers

Bloom Day July 2013

An extravagant display of blooms isn’t the overwhelming impression the garden is making this July, which is pretty typical. Though the Pennisetum ‘Skyrocket’ grasses are technical…

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Perennial Results: Plant View - Sedum 'Xenox' PP16888 CPBR3451

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Aster 'Marina Wolkonsky', Eryngium planum 'Blaukappe' and Pennisetum 'Karley Rose' Sea Holly, Aster, Late Summer, Land Scape, Garden Plants, Perennials, Garden Design, Composition, Yard

A Glimpse back at the Garden in Autumn

Aster ‘Marina Wolkonsky’, Eryngium planum ‘Blaukappe’ and Pennisetum ‘Karley Rose’

Eryngium planum Fine Art Prints, Canvas Prints, Framed Prints, Cottage Garden Plants, Flower Photos, Botanical Illustration, Gifts In A Mug, Poster Size Prints, Side View
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RHS Prints

The Royal Horticultural Society is pleased to offer high quality prints and canvases from its unique image collections. Images are available in a range of sizes and frames, delivered directly to your door. Featuring botanical illustrations by artists such as William Hooker, Georg Ehret, Claude Aubriet and Lillian Snelling as well as contemporary photography of plants and flowers.