Sea holly is a powerful texture for the vase, whether fresh-cut or dried as an everlasting. Eryngium planum ‘Blue Glitter’ has shimmering blue pincushion flowers perched on spiny ruffs, produced in abundance on pewter-colored stems. It also makes a sparkling perennial for the border. For fresh bouquets, cut when the flowers are half-open; for drying, cut when flowers are in full glory. b-and-t-world-seeds.com, diggingdog.com, gardencrossings.com, greatgardenplants.com
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