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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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ECHIUM fastuosum

Commonly known as Pride of Madeira

(candicans) - medium bushy shrub with grey-green foliage and short spikes of bluish flowers
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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
Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
individually £14.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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.
  • 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 -
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  • 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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