ERYNGIUM planum BLUE GLITTER

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ERYNGIUM planum BLUE GLITTER

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The world's first FastraX Eryngium, Blue GLITTER adds stature to the perennial garden and longer vase life to arrangements
Long lived Blue GLITTER performs year after year
Blue GLITTER adds height in the back of a perennial border and stem length for fresh and dried cut flower production
Eryngium Blue GLITTER has silver blue stems that unfold into an abundance of small shimmering blue pincushion flowers
The interesting texture and colour draw attention in the garden and in arrangements
Durable, Blue GLITTER performs in a variety of climates, but truly thrives in hot, sunny conditions
Preferring rich fertile soils but tolerant in more demanding settings, Blue GLITTER adapts to almost any setting that has well drained soils
The small blue flowers are easy to pack and ship
The long stems and multitude of small flowers can be used fresh or dried
When combined with H elianthus SOLARA, Scabiosa Fama® and Echinacea PRIMADONNA White, the unique flowers of Blue GLITTER yield a natural look to mixed bouquets
€0.088 each
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  • Buy 250 seeds for €0.088 each
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ERYNGIUM planum BLUE GLITTER is available for purchase in increments of 250 seeds.

Description

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Eryngium planum
GLITTER Blue
Flat Sea Holly

Culture guide

Uses:
Perennial, first year flowering. Cutflower, large containers, perennial borders, attractive for bees and butterflies

Exposure:
Sun

Garden height:
37" / 95 cm

Crop time:
6-7 months

Sow time:
December-March for fl wering plants from June-August. July-August for larger flowering plants in the following year

Sowing method:
December-March for fl wering plants from June-August. July-August for larger flowering plants in the following year

Germination:
Germinate at 72-75 °F (22-24 °C) for 7-10 days under lights.
Sow in a well drained media and cover lightly.

Growing On:
Transplant into a well drained media with a pH of
5.5 to 6.5.
Grow on at 60-70 °F (15-21 °C) for perennial pot production.
For cut flower production warmer temperatures result in longer stem length. Temperatures near
75° (24 °C) yield long strong stems. Fertilize at
50-100 ppm nitrate nitrogen after initial transplant increasing to 100-150 ppm once plants are well established.

Media:
Use a well-drained, growing perennial substrate, pH: 6.0-7.5. Field: humus, sandy loamy soils with good drainage.

Temperature:
Grow at 15-18 °C or outdoors. In winter indoors frost free at 3-5 °C or outdoors.
Outdoor fleece cover needed. In spring the plants start to grow at 12-18 °C or outdoors at ambient conditions. Containers can be stored in cold storage and set up in intervals for forcing afterwards.

Fertilization:
High fertilization levels are required.

“Information copied from the breeder.
Muller will not accept any liability for failure and/or damage as a consequence of incorrect and/or inexpert cultivation by or on behalf of the Buyer.”