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Eryngium planum 'Balukappe' /Blue Cap Sea Holly

Eryngium planum 'Balukappe'   / Eryngium planum 'Balukappe'
Grows as a small, compact plant generally under one foot in height
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Grows as a small, compact plant generally under one foot in height

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Scientific Name: Eryngium planum 'Balukappe'
Common Name: Blue Cap Sea Holly
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Blue
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: A sturdy plant that will tolerate hot, dry, conditions and grow where the soil is a bit salty. Makes a good container plant and attracts butterflies and birds. Used as a cut flower, in dried arrangements, and as mass plantings in the landscape. Clumps may be divided and transplanted in early spring.