Blue eryngo specifications
- Scientific name : Eryngium planum
- Family : APIACEAE
- Tribe : Saniculeae
- Genus : Eryngium
- Native region : Europe and Asia
- Other names : flat sea holly
- Height : 1 – 1,20 m
- Spread : 0,50 m
- Plant type : Perennial
- Exposure : Full Sun, Partial Sun
- Growth rate : Medium
- Soil PH : Neutral, Alkaline
- Soil type : Clay, Loam, Sand, Well Drained
- Water requirements : Drought Tolerant, Average Water
- Landscape uses : Cutflower, Dried Flower/Everlasting, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall, Wildflower
- Bloom season : Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
- Leaf / Flower color : Green, Dark Green, Gray / Light Blue, Gray Green, Silver
Dried blue eryngo : Blue eryngo is a flowering plant of the Apiaceae family. This plant is native to Central and Southeastern Europe and Central Asia.
Blue eryngo is a perennial herbaceous plant that is about 50 cm tall and has blue-silver stems and a large number of blue and conical flowers with brackets that appear in winter.
This plant grows on the sidewalks, rock gardens, beaches and so on. It also prefers well-irrigated soils and sunny places. Although it prefers light sandy soils, it is tolerant of most soils. It is also tolerant of soil drought. This plant is resistant to minus 25 degrees Celsius.
Pharmaceutical and industrial usages
This plant is widely used as a medicinal plant in Europe. Also, the essential oil of this plant has bioactive compounds and is used as a medicine.
The blue eryngo plant is one of Iran’s exports and has provided a great opportunity for Iranian traders to bring a lot of currency to the country by exporting dried blue eryngo flowers. Both types of Blue eryngos can be exported either as medicinal plants or as dried flowers (can be used in interior decoration and decoration) because each has its own customer.
The export of dried blue eryngo flowers has provided a great opportunity for wholesalers and exporters of dried blue eryngo flowers and other medicinal plants to make significant profits.
One of the most important medicinal plants is blue eryngo flowers, which is grown in Iran as a wild flower and can even be cultivated. This plant species has been the basis for the production of various medicines in the world, which is used in combination with other medicinal compounds.
How to propagate blue eryngo
- Seed cultivation : Propagate seeds in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe and mature.
- Division plant : Propagate by division during spring, although they may be slow to re-establish.
- Cutting : Insert root cuttings in late winter directly in the soil.
One of the propagation methods of this plant is cultivating its seeds. The best time to sow the seeds is immediately after ripening in early autumn in a well-irrigated bed containing compost and in a cold chassis. These seeds can also be planted in the spring.
These seeds will usually germinate at 20 ° C for 5 to 90 days. Another method of propagation is to divide the plant in early spring or autumn. Root cuttings are also used to propagate them in autumn or winter.
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