Flowers attract bees
Flowers attract butterflies
Plant for chalk soil
Plant for sun
Dark green marbled foliage gives rise to spiky, violet-blue flowers in summer. The flowers are composed of a prominent, cone-like centre surrounded by a ruff of violet-blue bracts. Flowers are loved by pollinating insects.
Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate a poor soil. Avoid excessive winter wet.
Height: 12 - 24 inches / 30 - 60cm
Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm
Contact Us For Availability
This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.
Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Wednesday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend. Shipping plants and keeping them healthy along the process is an intricate matter. As we care for the plants we sell we deliver them in a way that ensures they have enough to drink and enough protection between our nursery and your home.
Typically sent out via Royal Mail's First Class signed for delivery service or United Parcels Service (UPS) next day delivery. Postage charges depend on the total weight of plants you buy, see full details here: Read ›
0kg - 0.29kg - £2
0.3kg - 1kg - £3.50
1.1kg - 2.5kg - £5.75
2.6kg - 5kg - £6.50
5.01kg - 15kg - £8.00
Over 15kg - FREE
Click And Collect
Collection is available from one of the events we’ll be attending.