SEA HOLLY -- Eryngium 'Sapphire Blue' Sea Holly, not thistle, but similar quite beautiful

Sea Holly Paradise Jackpot: Height: Bulb Size: No 1 Deer Resistant: Yes Naturalizing: Yes Perennializing: Yes Cutflower: Yes Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 Suitable Zone: 5 - 9 Planting Time: Spring Planting Depths: Planting Spacing:

Eryngium 'Big Blue' by Avondale Nursery, via Flickr

Eryngium 'Big Blue' , just one of the more architectural herbaceous perennials. Looks good contrasted with more 'flowing' plants such as grasses.