The Passionate Gardener’s Top Ten: Great plants you’ve never heard of! » Eyringium planum

Drought tolerant plant perfect for Calgary

Commonly known as Sea Holly, very drought tolerant with long lasting blooms.

Eyringium planum has foliage that resembles a thistle. It is non-invasive, drought tolerant and blooms for months at a time. It also makes a good cut flower.

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