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Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost' /Giant Sea Holly

Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'  / Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'
Mature plant in flower
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Mature plant in flower


Will grow where the summers are cool


Flowers and foliage

Flower heads in several developmental stages

Close view of flower head

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Scientific Name: Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'
Common Name: Giant Sea Holly
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: In summer it bears stems of decorative steel-blue cones surrounded by prickly, silvery gray bracts above heart-shaped, gray-green foliage. Stems are blue to violet in summer and along with other characteristics make this an unusual plant for the garden.