One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A spiny-leaved plant of the parsley family, with metallic blue teasel-like flowers, growing in sandy places by the sea and native to Europe.
- ‘One she often used was the slow germinating silvery sea holly which subsequently became known as ‘Miss Willmott's Ghost’.’
- ‘Our native sea holly, appropriately called Eryngium maritimum, is a prime example.’
- ‘Our charity Christmas cards are now available at the Coastguard Station featuring some fabulous photography of sea holly.’
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