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Sea Holly 'Blaukappe'.

Sea Holly 'Blaukappe'.
Botanical name: Eryngium planum 'Blaukappe'.
Family: Umbelliferae
Plant type: Herb.perennial
Plant size:90cm tallx45cm
Depth & spacing: Plant with the crown at the soil surface and 45cm apart.
Watering: Water well to establish but, once established, this plant is drought hardy.
Frost tolerances: Fully hardy.
Flowering time: Sum-Aut (ie: they're in flower for approx. 6 months annually!)
Preferred soil: Fertile, free draining. They are also tolerant of excessive lime, gravel and impoverished soils.
Ideal climates: Cool to temperate.
Pruning/After flowering care: Cut the flowers off after they fade.
Preferred aspect: Full sun.
Fertilising: Fertilise annually in early Spring with a general purpose fertiliser.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:42 AM
Keywords: Sea Holly 'Blaukappe'., plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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