Flowers Eryngium White Glitter

White Glitter

Eryngium Seed

Product ID: 1919

Long-lasting specialty cut.

Attractive blooms have a metallic shine. Eryngium is a hardy perennial with long, sturdy stems. Tolerates hot, sunny locations. Plants produce flowers during the second year of growth and in subsequent years. Attracts bees, beneficial flies and wasps. Also known as plains eryngo and flat sea holly. Perennial in Zones 3-8. Ht. 40-46". Avg. 15,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.

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Packet

$4.10
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100 Seeds

$13.50
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500 Seeds

$44.90
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1,000 Seeds

$80.25
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 72-75°F (22-24°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 10-16 weeks before last frost. Do not cover as light is required for germination. Bottom water or mist lightly to avoid covering the seeds with displaced soil. Transplant into cell packs or 2-4" containers 5-8 weeks after emergence. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.

GROWING ON: Grow at 55-60°F (13-16°C) and avoid temperatures above 70°F (21°C).

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Dry, sandy soil, but will tolerate saline soil conditions. Eryngium is sensitive to overwatering.

PLANT SPACING: 18-24". Clumps spread slowly and can remain undisturbed indefinitely.

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-8.

HARVEST: Fresh or dried: Cut when the entire flower head and bracts turn blue or white, depending on the cultivar. Can be hung to air dry, or dry in desiccant to preserve more color.

USES: Excellent fresh cut or dried flower. For midborder in perennial beds.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Eryngium planum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
365 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Attracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Variety attracts and supports pollinators and/or insects that prey on garden pests.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts Attracts Beneficial Insects