(root in pot with soil, not yet sprouting)
Eye-catching summer bloomer has large heads of steel-blue prickly flowers over a mound of silvery leaves. It's especially good for dried and fresh floral arrangements. A versatile plant, it fits well in the border as well as containers.
(above description from Dutchbulbs.com)
Botanical Name : Eryngium zabelii 'Big Blue' USPP#20636 Ship As : Bare Root Size : NO.1 Suggested Uses: Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant, Attract Butterfly, Drought Tolerant Flower Color : Blue Flower Form : Thistle-like, 3" flowers Foliage Type : Green spiky foliage Mature Spread : 18 - 24 inches Spacing: 18 - 24 inches Growing Tips Planting Instructions : Plant just below soil level and 18-24" apart Soil Moisture : drought-resistant once established, well-drained Will Tolerate : Acidic Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil Pruning Instructions : None Winter Care : Mulch +/- 2" Planting Depth :Plant just below soil level Watering Requirements :Drought-resistant once established. Low water needs, do not overwater. Fertilization Requirements :Once per year Special Care :Not needed
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