Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Please Click here for latest ordering and Covid information. As per current government guidance, face masks are required when paying at the cashpoint.
 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....

Seeds £5.00 per packet
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £4.00 each

Available again from August 2020 -
individually £14.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from August 2020
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 -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5-2m (5-6½ft)
 

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.