Miss Willmott’s Ghost
Eryngium giganteum grows biennially and can reach up to one meter in height. The inflorescences with many small individual flowers sit on silvery and spiny bracts. The basal leaves are heart-shaped. The natural area of distribution reaches from Turkey to the Caucasus.
Popular name(s): Miss Willmott’s Ghost, Tall Eryngio
Botanical name: Eryngium giganteum
Origin: Asia (Turkey, Caucasus), also occurs as an introduced species in some European countries (distribution map).
Height: 50 to 100 centimeters
USDA zone: 6 (-0.4 °F/-18 °C)
Categories: Brown & Green Flowers | Perennials |