View larger image of Erynguim planum Jade Frost with multi coloured spring rosette of leaves

Erynguim planum Jade Frost with multi coloured spring rosette of leaves

Plant description of

Eryngium planum Jade Frost

a perennial variegated sea holly

View larger image of Erynguim Jade Frost showing the summer flower colours

Eryngium Jade Frost showing the summer flower colours

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Plant description of Eryngium planum Jade Frost, a perennial variegated sea holly.

Eryngium planum Jade Frost is a beautiful and an easy garden plant a must for every garden and a part of a park or commercial display. This long lasting perennial variegated Sea Holly. It has in the Spring, a rosette of variegated soft jade green leaves with a creamy white margin and a rose pink blush especially strong after winter frosts.. By mid summer it has flower stems with cream variegated leaves, topped with architectural flowers that start white and then turn violet blue. These are very good cut flowers either fresh or dried.

It is best in full sun and is fine on average to well drained soils and can tolerate hot dry sites as long as they are looked after the first year. They do not like to be over shadowed by other plants.

It is an easy garden plant that stands out in a herbaceous border with the unusual glowing jade green leaves with a variegated mixture of cream margins with a rose pink blush.

Eryngium planum Jade Frost looking good in a Summer flower border

Eryngium planum Jade Frost, the flowers darkening in the summer sunshine

Plant description of Eryngium planum Jade Frost, showing the flowers darkening in the Summer sunshine and showing the variegated flower stem leaves. An easy long lived perennial variegated Sea holly. Very adaptable in most soils that do not get waterlogged and needs full sun.

Eryngium Jade Frost with dark violet flowers

Eryngium Jade Frost with dark violet flowers in mid to late summer

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View larger image of Eryngium planum Jade Frost a perennial variegated Sea Holly

Eryngium planum Jade Frost a perennial variegated Sea Holly

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View larger image of the foliage and flowers of Eryngium Jade Frost catching the evening sunlight

The foliage and flowers of Eryngium Jade Frost catching the evening sunlight

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Spring leaves