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Eryngium Magical Blue Globe
(Sea Holly)

£20.00 £16.00

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Great for wildlife
July - September
50cm x 40cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Dried Flowers
Fully Hardy
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Eryngium Magical Blue Globe, the eccentric wizard of your garden! With its enchanting blue globes and spikey charm, this plant is here to sprinkle a little magic and whimsy into your landscape.

 

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Description

Step into a world of enchantment with Eryngium Magical Blue Globe. This captivating plant is a true standout in any garden, captivating the eyes with its whimsical and magical appearance. Each stem of Eryngium Magical Blue Globe is adorned with captivating blue globes, resembling tiny enchanted orbs that seem to hold secrets and mysteries within. Standing at a height of 2-3 feet, this plant commands attention with its spiky foliage and unique charm. The silver-green leaves add an intriguing contrast to the deep blue globes, creating a mesmerising display that is sure to captivate onlookers. Eryngium Magical Blue Globe is a versatile plant that can be used in various garden settings. It thrives in full sun, making it a perfect addition to sunny borders, rock gardens, or even as a focal point in containers. Its drought-tolerant nature means it can handle some neglect once established, making it a great choice for low-maintenance landscapes. Beyond its visual appeal, Eryngium Magical Blue Globe requires minimal care. Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and remove any damaged or yellowing foliage to keep the plant looking its best. This hardy plant is generally resistant to pests and diseases, making it a reliable and hassle-free addition to your garden. Embrace the magic and add a touch of whimsy to your garden with Eryngium Magical Blue Globe. Let this captivating plant cast its spell on your landscape, enchanting all who encounter its unique beauty. With its captivating blue globes and spiky charm, this plant is sure to bring a touch of magic and wonder to your outdoor space.

Planting Conditions

Eryngium Magical Blue Globe thrives in full sun, so choose a planting location that receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight per day. The plant prefers well-drained soil with a slightly alkaline to neutral pH. Before planting, amend the soil with organic matter to improve drainage and nutrient content. This plant is fairly adaptable and can tolerate various soil types, including sandy or rocky soils. When planting, ensure the crown of the plant is level with the soil surface. Space multiple plants about 12-18 inches apart to allow for their mature size. With the right planting conditions, Eryngium Magical Blue Globe will flourish and add a touch of enchantment to your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Eryngium Magical Blue Globe has moderate water needs. Water the plant regularly, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil evenly moist. However, it is important to avoid over-watering, as this can lead to root rot. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. As for feeding, this plant doesn't have high nutrient requirements. A light application of a balanced slow-release fertiliser in spring is usually sufficient to provide the necessary nutrients for healthy growth. Avoid excessive fertilisation, as it can result in excessive foliage growth at the expense of flower production. Remember to always follow the instructions on the fertiliser packaging for the appropriate dosage and application method.

General Care

Eryngium Magical Blue Globe is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil. Once established, it is drought-tolerant and can handle some neglect. Deadhead the spent flowers to promote continuous blooming and remove any damaged or yellowing foliage. This plant is generally resistant to pests and diseases, but keeping an eye out for any signs of trouble is always a good practice. In colder regions, provide a layer of mulch to protect the plant during Winter. Overall, Eryngium Magical Blue Globe is an easy-care plant that adds a touch of whimsy to your garden with very little effort required.