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Commonly known as Pride of Madeira
EvergreenLance-shaped, white-hairy leaves 15-25cm (6-10in) long
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightDense, cylindrical flower spikes of funnel-shaped flowers.
Heated greenhouse - warm temperateCan be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
May cause skin allergy or irritantHaving skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and other insectsPests & DiseasesSlugs attack new growth - in greenhouse whiteflies and red spider mites can be a problemPlace of originMadeira
Flower ShapeSpikesDense spikes to 30cm (12in) long
Garden Location/ConditionsCoastal / windswept
HardinessTender (greenhouse & conservatory)
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendly