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(Apiaceae)

Eryngium paniculatum - BSWJ14367

Pot Size: 1 litre (deep)
Price: £10.00
Description:
From seed we collected on a very pleasant day's travelling from the picturesque town of Soata with its outlandish churches and down into a fiery hot valley before emerging back up to El Cocuy a cool and pleasant area in the northern Andes, Colombia. Where we found this species growing at 3,000m, with long narrow spiny basal leaves forming tidy rosettes with mostly a single upright scape with the upper half branched and bearing orbicular silver-green heads with white stamen. These were mixed with Puya, grasses, ferns and umpteen scruffy shrubs. Easily grown in good light, possibly not in a very hot position due to its altitudinal provenance, in a drained gritty soil with some moisture retention, avoid over-feeding. Not tried for hardiness.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Apiaceae) Eryngium paniculatum BSWJ14367
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Green, White Summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Colombia
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL seeds
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