Flat-leaved Eryngium, Plains Eryngo Eryngium planum

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Botanical Name:

Eryngium planum

Family:

Apiaceae

Genus:

Eryngium

Species:

planum

Common Name:

Flat-leaved Eryngium, Plains Eryngo

Seeds Per Pound:
251,970
Quantity:
0.99 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
388
Germination:
72%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
97%
Height:
18-24 inches
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2012
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

In Stock: 0.99 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
3.95
1 oz
17.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A very ornamental plant.
* Thistley plants for full sun and poor dry soil; the half-inch flower heads, also like thistles, can be a fine metallic blue or blue purple; flowers in mid to late summer; in rich soil the plants grow too fast and need staking; may make a big clump of stems; native from central Europe to central Asia.
* Established plants are drought tolerant.
* A good bee plant. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov