Eryngium variifolium 'Miss Marble'

Miss Marble Atlas Mountains Sea Holly

In pot

In pot

Family: Apiaceae

Genus: Eryngium

Parent: Eryngium variifolium

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

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

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Clumping basal rosettes of dark green leaves with white veins. Grayish-white flowers on short stems. Evergreen in warmer climates. Needs well-drained gritty soil.


Introduced by Jelitto Perennial Seeds in 1997.

My Experience: 

I purchased a 5" pot at Big Bloomers in October 2012 but it did not make it through the winter.

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