Today's bloom is Alpine Eryngo 'Amethyst' (Eryngium alpinum)

Bloom of the Day for March 14th, 2010:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Green, Blue-Violet, Violet/Lavender

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 9b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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Todd_Boland wrote:

onewish1 wrote:
nice one of my favs!!!!

Calif_Sue wrote:
Such a beautiful and unusual bloom!

plantladylin wrote:
What a great looking plant, great photo! I've never seen or heard of this one before but I really like it ... looks like ice or feathers. Very pretty photo!