Eryngium is a favoured choice among floral artisans as a versatile filler flower. It adds great visual interest to both fresh or dried arrangements and compliments almost all colour palettes.
Eryngium thistles are particularly popular for Scottish weddings.
Types of Eryngium
There are different types of eryngium available on the flower markets. Varieties can vary in colour and head size.
Caring for Eryngium
In general, the conditioning process is relatively simple. Remove all the foliage from below the water line, cut at an angle with a sharp knife or scissors and hydrate in luke warm water with flower food for a couple of hours or overnight.