Sea Holly: Queen of the Alps: Blue Star
Name in Latin: Apiaceae
Name in English: Carrot or Parsley Family
Growth Habit: herbaceous, perennial
Flower: Spiky bracts that resemble steely blue feathers with matching doral flower head.
Blooming Period: june - october
Leaf: basal leaves are oval or heart shaped: toothed edge : cauline leaves are sessile
great texture. form. source of "blue"
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: long lasting 1-2 weeks
Amount of water: moderate
Special handling: Ethylene sensitive, keep away from drafts and direct sunlight
suitable as dried flower