Neptune's Gold is the world's first all-gold leaf Eryngium! Bright spring foliage, then amazing silvery-yellow bracts on flowers that become blue with age. Totally stable. Shortlisted for the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year Award 2014; Winner UK Grower Awards Best New Perennial 2015.
Origin: Bred in the UK
Protection Status: EU PVR granted EU43635
Variety Name: Eryngium zabelii NEPTUNES GOLD
Benefits of using this variety
- The world's first (and only) all-gold leaf Eryngium.
- Electric blue flowers that are surrounded by bracts that are graduated from silver to gold. Stems become blue with age.
- Excellent bright yellow foliage from early spring to mid summer, becomes bright lime green by late summer.
- Suitable for cut flower use.
- Height: 60cm
- Width: 30cm
- Flower time: early to mid summer.
- Electric blue flowers with silver/gold bracts.
- Bright yellow, broad foliage fades to bright lime by mid summer.
- Requires vernalisation.
You may find these plants useful for similar applications, or as great planting partners alongside the Neptune's Gold.