Sea Holly Purple Sheen Seeds - Eryngium leavenworthii

Sea Holly Purple Sheen Seeds - Eryngium leavenworthii

E. leavenworthii
Perennial that behaves like an Annual
First Year Flowering

Product ID#: RE9080-8500

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Good for Cutting, Long Vase Life
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Staking Recommended
Additional Characteristics Start Early for Transplants, Cold Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month June, July, August, September
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Heirloom & Heritage, Romantic, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 110 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Half Hardy
Plant Height 31 - 40 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual, Perennial
Plant Moisture & Climate Heat Tolerant
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Bouquet Filler Flower, Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Wild Flowers, Sustains Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Ornamental, Landscape
Shape Filler Flower, Pods & Fiddly Bits, Textural
  • 1 packet

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Sea Holly Purple Sheen, botanically known as Eryngium leavenworthii, is a first year flowering perennial that boasts textural beauty sure to captivate every onlooker! Vibrant, exotic brilliant purple bloom heads emerge on multi-stem bracts of muted blue-gray stems dappled with thistle leaf type foliage. An outstanding cut flower and a wonderful variety for ornamental planting where architectural interest in your garden is desired. Notably drought resistant, this visually compelling variety is an easy keeper in sunny locations with support of surrounding plants. Blossoms transition from green to purple as they mature throughout the season creating an awesome ombre affect in the midst of high summer. A novel favorite of floral creatives and gardeners who love to grow curious and interesting varieties. Note: this variety behaves like an annual and should be grown as such by cut flower producers. Packet: 25 seeds.

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