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Eryngium leavenworthii

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Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eryngium (er-RIN-jee-um) (Info)
Species: leavenworthii (lev-en-WER-thee-eye) (Info)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

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2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive bertwp On Oct 10, 2009, bertwp from Minneapolis, MN (Zone 4b) wrote:

Beautiful purple/violet color. How do you know when the seeds are ready to harvest?

Positive LindaTX8 On Aug 28, 2006, LindaTX8 from NE Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Plant this one in an area where people will not brush up against it as it's quite prickly. A hot sunny area wouldn't be a problem...it seems to like that. The purple will show up during it's mature blooming stage and it looks cool then! If you collect seed, put on thick gloves. It could be painful handling it otherwise.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Crystal, Minnesota
Claremore, Oklahoma
Briarcliff, Texas
Grey Forest, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Uvalde, Texas
White Settlement, Texas
Wylie, Texas



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