June - August
Common name: Eryngo & Amethyst Sea Holly
Genus Name: Eryngium
Family Name: Apiaceae
Place of Origin: Widespread origin, of which it is said it was first discovered in South America. Now, Eryngium can be found around the world, from Europe to Africa to Asia.
How long do they last? 7-14 days
Eryngium is a spiky herbaceous annual or perennial plant. Although spikey and prickly at times, these flowers do very well in a butterfly-friendly garden.
Did you know?
Eryngium stands for admiration.
Eryngium is very easy to take care of as it is quite a resilient plant/cut foliage. They also are excellent to use as a dried flower.