The common names is Sea Holly, Blue Thristle or Eryngo. Eryngium is a filler flower that is available all year round. This sun loving plant attracts bees and butterflies, so amazing to grow in your home garden.
This plant was used in medicines to treat liver diseases and treat coughs, it was even used by Native Americans to treat snake bites.
When you receive or get home with your Alstroemeria stems, trim the stems on an angle and place the stems in fresh water. Alstroemeria flowers love a little light, but not too much. The best place for them is on a table near a windlow, somewhere with a little morning sun and a shade later in the day.
Avoid any window sills, the sunshine through the glass will dehydrate your flowers and make them fade faster than they should!