Wonderful smaller sea holly, more refined than E. planum or E. giganteum, with subtly variegated foliage that's especially impressive when it first emerges in spring.
||Pyrenees sea holly
||needs several weeks cold, then germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
|Seed ripens||early September|
|Looks wickedly prickly, but really doesn't cause much trouble to the gardener |
|Late April, a couple weeks after re-emerging |
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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|Houssam al faourri||Oct 17, 2005||I think this species E.bourgatti is the same with E.falcatum
Not sure about that. E. bourgatii is much more commonly referred to - I couldn't find good online descriptions of falcatum to serve as a comparison.
|Houssam al faourri||Dec 13, 2005||I am sorry I think this species E.bourgatti is the same with E.heldreichii
- Seed from '00 garden. Baggy 35F (6w; a few G)-70F (total 50%G)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (7w; G started 5w)-70F (some more G, up to 3w). Overall 67%G.
- Seed from NARGS '09/'10 exchange. Baggy 35F (13w; 35%G, 4-12w) - 70F (10%G, 3d)
- Seed for 'Picos' from '11 trade. Baggy 35F (13w; 88%G, 5-11w)
- Seed from '12 garden. Baggy 35F (14w; 15%G, 11-12w) - 70F (no further G, 9d).
Seed for 'Picos' from '11 trade. Baggy 35F (14w; 74%G, 13-19w)
- Seed from '12 garden. Baggy 35F (13w; 25%G, 10-13w) - 70F (no further G)
Seedlings are vulnerable to damp-off - maintain well-drained conditions, don't overwater.
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common mis-spellings: bourgaltii;bourghatii
April 15, 2014