how to use sea holly?

DCKateSeptember 28, 2003

hello out there. i have an irrational affection for sea holly, but very little clue about how to use it in my small, southern exposure garden. anyone have thoughts about companions or placement?

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Ron_B

Yuccas, hardy cacti, hollies, plants of similar character.

    Bookmark   October 1, 2003 at 10:08PM
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sprout_wi(z4 WI)

I have seen the blue Sea Holly teamed up with Crocosmia "Lucifer" and it was gorgeous.
-Sprout

    Bookmark   October 4, 2003 at 11:38AM
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janinel2(z8 ACT Aust)

my book called "Classic Plant Combinations" suggests campanula

    Bookmark   October 5, 2003 at 5:17AM
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kathicville

A recent issue of Horticulture magazine had a short article about sea holly---specifically, good companion plants. You might take a look at some of the photos and suggestions to see if any of them appeals to you. One of the combos used a striking orange flower, maybe cosmos? Or a pincushion type flower?

    Bookmark   January 2, 2005 at 12:18PM
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