Eryngium maritimum is an evergreen perennial growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in) by 0.4 m (1ft 4in). This attractive, architectural plant is unlikely to be mistaken for any other british species.
(tusî) is an endemic botanical from the eastern anatolia region of turkey traditionally used for preparation of herbal tea.
Eryngium maritimum the sea holly. Within this study, phenolic composition. Sea holly is a native perennial maritime herb which grows 40cm in height and produces its spiny flower heads during july and august. Protected from winds this dune plant grows to a height of 20 to 60 cm.
It is in leaf all year, in flower from july to october. The stems of ‘neptune’s gold’ are blue, and the foliage yellow Although widespread, it is considered endangered in.
Sea holly, sea eryngo, see eryngium, sea holm. The small purple blue flowers are packed into a rounded, teasel like head backed by broad spiny bracts and the. It is hardy to zone (uk) 5.
It is visited by a wide number of pollinator species and the populations in south wales are likely to be of european importance. The spiky bracts are silvery blue at the base, turning gold at the tips. It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Sea holly reminds me of teazle, although the two are not related.as its name suggests in the wild sea holly grows along the coast of much of europe, including scandinavia, and can also be found along the black sea.its name eryngium comes from the greek meaning to cure flatulence, and maritimum means of the sea. There could be another reason for the plant to be called eryngium… Ivatts, but the symptoms show considerable resemblance to those of eryng.
These architectural, spiny, almost sculptural perennials, some looking superficially like thistles, can make a dramatic statement in a summer border. Sand, sea and beautiful blue flowers… photo: Eryngo or sea holly is an interesting plant with a fascinating history.
Blooming in summer and sometimes into fall, they are useful in rock gardens, coastal gardens and in borders where their steel blue flowers and foliage complement the vibrantly colored summer flowers. Eryngium maritimum, the sea holly or seaside eryngo, is a species of eryngium in the plant family apiaceae and native to most european coastlines. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by bees, flies, beetles.
Eryngium maritimum, sea holly (cardo corredor/cardo rolador) at meia praia beach ,lagos, portugal. As the common name suggests,it is a spiny leaved plant with prickly flowers having a colour blend of pewter green, turquoise and powder blue. Umbelliferae medicinal use of sea holly: