This Sea Holly has broad soft green leaves forming rosettes from which tall spikes of prickly, globe shaped steel blue flowers arise in Summer. Grows 60-75cm x 45-60cm and flowers best in full sun in most well drained soils and is drought and frost hardy. Makes a good cut flower fresh or dried. Plants will be semi dormant in winter bursting into new growth in Spring.
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