Sea Holly, Alpine (Eryngium alpinum) - 25 Seeds
• American Grown Seeds
• USDA Zone: 4-9
The Alpine Sea Holly is a remarkable plant, boasting unique blue thistle-like flowers that are both intricate and stunning. These flowers sit atop tall, sturdy stems, making them excellent for cut flower arrangements. This plant thrives in full sun and is remarkably drought-tolerant once established. Additionally, its deer-resistant nature ensures that its beauty remains undisturbed in gardens frequented by wildlife. A genuine showstopper, the Sea Holly will undoubtedly be a conversation starter in any garden setting.
For Alpine Sea Holly, sow seeds directly outdoors post-frost in full sun, though it tolerates partial shade. Being a tap-rooted perennial, it dislikes root disturbance. Surface sow and press the seeds firmly into the soil. Keep moist until germination. Avoid transplanting. Germination can take 1-2 months.