Eryngium variifolium Coss.

Atlas Mountains Sea Holly, Variable-leaved Sea Holly, Moroccan Sea Holly

Wisley

Wisley


Family: Apiaceae

Genus: Eryngium

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: To 16" tall in bloom and 12" wide

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Clumping basal leaves with white veins. Silvery-blue flowers heads with narrow spiny silver bracts. Protect from winter wet. Tap-rooted plant which transplants poorly.

Cultivars: 

History: 

Published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 22: 59 in 1875.

Native to Morocco.

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