Eryngium variifolium Miss Marble – Buy perennials


Steel blue ball flowers in the summer over variable markings on the foliage.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots.

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Eryngium variifolium Miss Marble description

Violet blue flowers on upright stems in the summer.

Spiney leaves with a variable silvery variegation.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for other wildlife – birds like the seeds.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for a free draining bed in full sun. Won’t tolerate soggy soil or shade. Can grow in an alpine bed or rock garden, containers, the front of a free draining border, by a patio or in a tub. Best not to put it close to where people can touch it as the foliage is spikey.

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Common names: Variable-leaved Sea Holly Miss Marble, Marble-leaf Sea Holly Miss Marble and Moroccan Sea Holly Miss Marble.

The plant originates from Northern Africa.

Eryngium Miss Marble in flower

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun in a sheltered spot.

Requires sun.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish, stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy in free draining soil.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 50 cm.
Spread 35 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 9 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg
Plant size



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