Native Region: Morocco
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: dry temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 26 October, 2010
Seed count: 50-60
This clumping, tap-rooted evergreen perennial produces rosettes of toothed, spiny green leaves marbled with white veins. In summer, stiff stems bear cylindrical umbels of gray-bloue flowers with sharply pointed blue bracts. Suits a rock garden.. 16 inches high; 12 inch spread.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame. Grow in well-drained, poor to moderately-fertile soil in full sun.