READY LATER IN THE SEASON. We suppose the hobbit bit of the name is the giveaway that this is a dwarf variety, and it does look rather stunning holding its blue globe-like flowers on stiff silvery-blue stems over a basal rosette of dark green. And this it does in some profusion over a very long period from around June, forming a near perfect sphere of flowering magnificence. Full sun. Any well drained soil. 12 in. 2 litre pot.
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We do like our eryngiums; this is a real little stunner which would look good in a container as well as in the border.
Blue Hobbit is a translation of the original cultivar name Blauer Zwerg, so we assume this is a variety developed in a German speaking country. We are embarrassed to admit we don't know who was responsible for bredding it - if you know, do tell.
Eryngium Blue Hobbit is a hardy compact rounded perennial with a rosette of dark green leaves and silver blue spiky flowers in summer suitable for full sun.