Eryngium ebracteatum var. poterioides is an erect, evergreen perennial with rosettes of slightly spiny, grey-green leaves forming typically onto arosette from which the upright, wiry stems bear multitudes of reddish-brown cone shaped flowers from summer into autumn.
Eryngium ebracteatum var. poterioides, sometimes referred to as the Burnet Flowered Sea Holly or Eryngo it is native to Argentina and Paraguay and an easy to please border perennial which looks great particularly when mass planted, but combines well in a natural meadow style setting with other prairie plants such as Rudbeckias and ornamental grasses. An excellent plant also for flower arranging and drying. Grows well in poor and moderately fertile soils in full sun, and is particularly good on free draining and drought prone gardens. Flowering height up to 1.4m
Supplied in a 9cm pot.