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Donard Variety Sea Holly
- Light: Full Sun
- Size: #1 Plant
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Midsummer to Fall
- Height: 18-24"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- SKU: 81300
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 1True blue flowers are a treat for gardeners, and the Donard Variety Sea Holly bulb provides a striking, clean blue blossom. Its tall, 12-24 inch height and thistle like shape add drama to your landscape. Not only are the petals gorgeous, but the unique silver veined foliage turns white in the summer, making these a stunning display in your yard or in a vase.
These Dutch Eryngium zabelii bulbs thrive in full sun to partial shade and will bloom from midsummer through early fall. The Donard variety sea holly is very heat tolerant and is drought resistant, making it a great option in low water landscapes. Hardy in zones 3 to 8, these bulbs do best in well-drained, poor soil. Plant them about 4 inches deep and 18-24 inches apart.
The stunning blooms of the sea holly make this bulb a great addition to any landscape. Each branch of the Donard variety sea holly produces more than 100 flowers, making this a great plant for borders, fence lines or woodland gardens. Butterflies love the blossoms, and the seed heads will attract birds in the fall. These sturdy blooms are also beautiful when cut and added to a bouquet or dried arrangement. Introduce sea holly to your landscape for long lasting true blue blooms.
- Botanical Name Eryngium x zabelii 'Donard Variety'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Mid Summer, Late Summer, Fall
- Light Requirements Full Sun
- Flower Color Metallic-blue
- Flower Form Pineapple-like flower heads surrounded by lots of spiky petals
- Foliage Type Silvery, veined foliage transforms to white in summer
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 18-24"
- Spread 18 - 24 inches
- Planting Instructions Top of plant should be even with soil level and 45 - 60 cm apart.
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Cut back spent flower stems
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/18- 6/16/18|
|5B||2/26/18 - 6/16/18|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/18 - 6/16/18|
|Last Order Date||6/11/2018|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/18- 6/1/18|
|5A||4/12/18 - 6/1/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/1/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/1/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|9A - 10B||1/22/18 - 6/1/18|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2018|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/15/18 - 10/28/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/28/18|
|Last Order Date||10/16/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|