Holly, Ogham name Tinne, rules 8th July to 4th August, its element is that of fire and it has the totem Robin. Tinne gives us the word tinder for kindling fire. Holly planted near the house will protect the inhabitants from lightening and fires. The Robin singed his breast red when bringing the gift of fire from the sun.
Sea Holly Alpinum (Eryngium Alpinum Superbum) - Eryngium Alpinum Superbum is nothing short of fantastic and is easy to grow from Eryngium seeds. It is commonly known as Alpine Sea Holly, and it is one of the showiest Sea Holly plants available on the market. The metallic stems and large thistle-like flowers mature to an intense steel blue color from summer through fall.