Sea Holly 'Blaukappe' has long lasting flowers that open on branched stems. Their spiky form is not often seen and they are excellent for adding texture to the garden. They are a perfect compliment to a cottage border.
The dark green leaves have a slight hint of silver or blue also which compliments the flowers. Sea Holly is a member of the parsley family. As the plants establish you will get more and more flowers.
Sea Holly is a member of the parsley family.
Sea Holly grows best in moderately fertile to humus rich, well drained soil. They really aren't too fussy with soil as they are endemic to dry, rocky soils. Good drainage is the most important element and they will even thrive in hot, dry sites.
The flowers of Sea Holly are good both cut and dried. Plant Sea Holly in a sunny spot to get the best colouring.
Supplied as: Bare rooted
Summer to Autumn
Cool to Mediterranean