AWARD

ECHIUM fastuosum

Commonly known as Pride of Madeira

(candicans) - medium bushy shrub with grey-green foliage and short spikes of bluish flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Lance-shaped, white-hairy leaves 15-25cm (6-10in) long
  • Blue
  • Height
    1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Spread
    1.5-2m (5-6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, cylindrical flower spikes of funnel-shaped flowers.
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Full sun
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant
    Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.

ECHIUM fastuosum

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
Seeds £5.00 per packet 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £4.00 each
Free delivery for this item
Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
individually £15.00 each , 3+ £13.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and other insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs attack new growth - in greenhouse whiteflies and red spider mites can be a problem
    Place of origin
    Madeira
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
    Dense spikes to 30cm (12in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5-2m (5-6½ft)
 

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