Spiky stars and lovely coloration will have you singing Sammy Turner's Lavender Blue (Dilly, Dilly)! The gorgeous Jos Eijking Sea Holly (Eryngium 'Jos Eijking') is a gorgeous textural accent for your garden and floral bouquets that is hard to miss! The dangerous-looking spiky texture looks reminiscent of a cactus, but the soft and soothing lavender, blue, and sage green hues are almost begging to be touched and admired up close!
The Thistle-like effect of the spiked sepals and leaves of these unique upright perennial flowers is amazing at keeping away unwanted trespassers, yet begs to be snipped and added to floral arrangements and mixed among all kinds of more delicate flowers to lend its unique shape to the landscape! The raised cones resemble Coneflowers and the color play between the purple/blue stems, green accented purple frosted leaves and architectural texture all play well together on these unique plants!
Jos Eijking Sea Holly is a fantastic cold-hardy herbaceous perennial that leaves its dried blooms aloft for winter interest or for your dried floral arrangement enjoyment! Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 5-9, these perennials grow 24-36 inches tall and spread about 12-24 inches wide.
Jos Eijking Sea Holly adds structure to the perennial garden and has long vase life so adding it to the cutting garden is a must! Sea Holly holds their intense lavender and blue color in floral and in dried flower bouquets too!
A Rock Garden champion, Jos Eijking is as at home in informal gardens and formal settings alike! Because it embraces the sun and heat, Sea Holly are perfect for fire-scaping and Xeriscaping purposes! Create groupings and rows for en masse effect of this unique bloom - sure to steal the spotlight of a hot dry location in your landscape!
Sea Holly does best in full sun and sharply drained soils. Eryngium does not like to be overwatered. Preferring rich, fertile soils, but tolerant in more demanding, less than optimal settings, Sea Holly adapts to almost any setting that has well-drained soils. Even thriving in poor soils. Just be sure to water regularly when first planted, to ensure it gets established. Even thriving in poor soils. Just be sure to water regularly when first planted, to ensure it gets established.
Jos Eijking Sea Holly will add unique dimension and curiosity to your landscape along with gorgeous color play! Hurry and order your own quality bareroot plants from NatureHills.com today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Eryngium 'Jos Eijking'|
|Mature Height||24 - 36 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 36 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Moisture||Moderate to Low|
|Flower Color||Lavender & Blue|
|Foliage Color||Sage Green|
|Pruning Time||Early Spring|