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SEA HOLLY seeds (eryngium maritimun)

SEA HOLLY seeds (eryngium maritimun)
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SEA HOLLY seeds (eryngium maritimun)SEA HOLLY seeds (eryngium maritimun)

SEA HOLLY seeds (eryngium maritimun)

  Our ref: ST114_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Blue
  • height - 0 to 50cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
  • on RHS list of plants for bees
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despatched all year round.

RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators

Sea holly -eryngium maritimun – is found in sand dunes in the wild, where it will tolerate drought well. In gardens it will tolerate very poor soils and can be grown for its decorative foliage in a sunny flower border. Sea holly attracts a range of insect life such as Bees, and Butterflies. It is a low growing plant with blue flowers that appear mainly in June and July. Sea holly looks best alongside other native plants that grow well on sandy soils such as Common Toadflax, Lady’s Bedstraw, Viper Bugloss, Wild Carrot and Common Evening Primrose.

How to grow Sea holly Seeds
Sea holly seeds should be sown in autumn, outside, where they are to flower. Sow seeds at about 6mm deep in a sandy soil. Germination will normally occur the following spring.

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover more plants for Bees, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.


To buy Sea holly seeds
To purchase Sea holly seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Sea holly seeds per gram is approx. 100. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial,
colour - Blue, height - 0 to 50cms,
flowering months - July, August,
habitat - Very dry Sandy Soil, Sand dunes
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Printed 12/12/2017 02:38:50
st114_1 type perennial colour blue height 0 to 50cms flowers july august habitat very dry sandy soil sand dunes attracts butterflies rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
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