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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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  • 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 to 30cm (12in) long 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
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • 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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