Eryngium plants and species
A wonderful foliage plant with brilliant flowers are Eryngium species with deep green foliage and wonderful blue flowers. However a few different forms exist such as the well known Eryngium Giganteum ‘Miss Willmott’s Ghost’. Long flowering throughout summer with silver cones and white flower petals.
Commonly called ‘Sea Holly’ this is one of the great plant for seaside plantings, it copes with poor sandy soils, extended dry periods and even the salt air.
Give it a light pruning after flowering, (deadheading) and thats about all of the care that it needs.
- E. amethistinum,
- E. campestre,
- E. giganteum,
- E. planum,
- E. pandanifolium,
- E. x tripartitum, variifolium.
- Eryngium alpinum is known as Alpine Sea Holly.
Eryngium plants are available for sale from the following nurseries
52 Rodd St Canowindra NSW 2804
An online nursery specialising in drought and frost tolerant perennials and fragrant, edible and herbs.
395 Lesters Rd Ascot VIC 3364 - phone (03) 53434303
Specialising in beautiful perennials & bulbs including new releases from Europe & USA. Many hardy, rare & difficult to find ‘drought hardy’ plants, quality vegetable & flower seeds.
P O Box 398 Creswick Vic 3363
Retail & Mail Order Specialist Growers of Heritage Roses, Unusual Perennials, Tree & Herbaceous Peonies. Mail order and Nursery Sales.
357 Monbulk Road SILVAN VIC 3795
Guaranteed "garden worthy" bulbs, plants and perennials. Visit the website to browse our large range of daffodils or request the latest free catalogue.
'Umbango' 750 Humula Rd, Humula NSW 2652
Phone 0408692773 Great Range of Perennial plants available for sale by mail order.
365-367 Monbulk Rd, Silvan, Vic., 3795
"Bulb growers since 1951. Specialising in a comprehensive range of bulbs and perennials. Strictly wholesale only. Australia wide mail order service."
1070 Jacksons Track, Jindivick 3818
Specialising in growing and selling Rare and Unusual Trees, shrubs Perennials Bulbs and Climbers, a unique nursery with amazing stock.