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Eryngium Yuccifolium (Button Eryngo)

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Eryngium yuccifolium (button eryngo)

Eryngium Yuccifolium (Button Eryngo)


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Position: full sun
Soil: moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average Flowering period: July to September Flower colour: steel blue, whitish or green
Other features: interesting foliage
Hardiness: fully hardy
An evergreen eryngo which forms a clump of bluish-green, strap-shaped leaves that have a serrated and spiny edge. Iin mid summer and autumn upright, branching flowerspikes emerge bearing rounded or oval shaped flower clusters, which turn shades of greyish-blue, cream or green as they open. A variable plant, which originates from the Eastern States of the US, it is tolerant of poor soil and drought once established.Garden care: Lift and divide large colonies in spring. Avoid the temptation to cut back the flowerheads in autumn as they provide interest in the winter garden.

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