Eryngium  (Sea Holly) -  Blue thistle like flowers, sometimes the blue is so intense it is hard to believe they are not dyed.

Eryngium varifolium

Attractive heads provide form and interest in the border. Eryngium planum (Sea Holly) via garden.ee: This herbaceous perennial thistle has branched silvery-blue stems and and numerous small blue conical flowerheads surrounded by spiky bracts.

Eryngium plants, also known as sea holly flowers, make striking additions to the garden. Mostly native to Europe and the Mediterranean, these plants generally grow anywhere from 18 to 36 inches tall with a one-foot spread. Their green or silvery-blue stems give way to green or blue cones surrounded by spiky silver, white, green, blue or violet bracts, which bloom from summer throughout fall.

Sea Holly Flowers - Information About Growing Eryngium Plants

Looking for a fascinating addition to the garden? Then why not consider growing sea holly flowers. Sea hollies can provide unique interest. Read this article for information about growing Eryngium plants.

Blue sea holly - a member of the parsley / carrot family, and 'class' of the thistle.

Another pinner wrote:Blue sea holly - a member of the parsley / carrot family, and 'class' of the thistle.

FLOWERS FOR THE MOUNTAINS SEA HOLLY -- Eryngium 'Sapphire Blue' Sea Holly, not thistle, but similar  quite beautiful

Sea Holly Paradise Jackpot: Height: Bulb Size: No 1 Deer Resistant: Yes Naturalizing: Yes Perennializing: Yes Cutflower: Yes Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 Suitable Zone: 5 - 9 Planting Time: Spring Planting Depths: Planting Spacing:

I've used these purple lovelies previously in a bouquet with red roses. They marvelously modernize an arrangement of otherwise traditional flowers with their fabulous texture and shape. And they last forever! Easy to find in floral at Whole Foods - hurray!  Sea holly 'big blue'

sea holly 'big blue' Had these in my front garden in my other house I sold, going to have to get more, they are striking in the garden.

Giant Sea Holly:  "Miss Wilmot's Ghost".  I'd forgotten about Miss Wilmot!

Giant Sea Holly flowers Eryngium Giganteum 'Silver Ghost' * Perennial, grows in poor soil, drought tolerant, full sun, tall.

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I really like these whimsical/ funky flowers and would like to incorporate them any way possible, possible cocktail/coffee tables

Sea Holly is a very fancy thistle, and it really is this blue. An easy to grow perennial, it's long been a favorite in English cutting gardens, but will grow almost anywhere. The metallic blue flowers

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This variety easy to plant and grow from seed Sea Holly is a very fancy thistle, and it really is this blue. An easy to grow perennial, it's long been a favorite in English cutting gardens, but will grow almost anywhere. The metallic blue flowers

Rustic boho country garden wedding. Buttonholes with thistle, sea holly, Eryngium, and Lavender and Wax Flower. Tied with natural twine.

Laine G Wedding Rustic boho country garden wedding. Buttonholes with thistle, sea holly, Eryngium, and Lavender and Wax Flower. Tied with natural twine.

[eryngium giganteum - sea holly - 'Silver Ghost', plants available from Sarah Raven]

[eryngium giganteum - sea holly - 'Silver Ghost', plants available from Sarah Raven]

Sea holly (Eryngium alpinum)

Sea holly (Eryngium alpinum) has a wonderful, steely-blue color, intriguing spiky foliage, and a seriously tough nature. I had to have this in my garden after seeing it in large flowerbeds in Switzerland --- really beautiful!

Eryngium Blue Sea Holly or Sapphire Blue: tolerate stress and provide long lasting impact.  thrives in warmer, dry regions, versatile

Eryngium Blue Sea Holly or Sapphire Blue: tolerate stress and provide long lasting impact. thrives in warmer, dry regions, versatile

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'. Sea holly

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Eryngium 'Big Blue' , just one of the more architectural herbaceous perennials. Looks good contrasted with more 'flowing' plants such as grasses.

Plant these perennials that bring unique and pretty color to your garden. These aren't classic perennials, but rather unique flowers that will make your garden beds truly special. Our favorite perennials include baptista, malva, bergenia and sea holly.

The 15 Most Underused Perennials

Plant these perennials that bring unique and pretty color to your garden. These aren't classic perennials, but rather unique flowers that will make your garden beds truly special. Our favorite perennials include baptista, malva, bergenia and sea holly.

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