Eryngium (Mannstreu)Mehr Info
Eryngium - Sea Holly has rosette of spiky bracts with a central cone; the foliage can be a little spiky Alpinum has bluish stems and bracts; Giganteum is more silver green. These spiky Perennial Plants with a thistle type look bring a sculptural elegance to the garden.
Eryngium are excellent cut flowers and perfect when dried they add a little something to Christmas decoration. Try mixing Sea Holly with other Perennials like Lavender, Lilium, Agastache, Echinacea or Grasses