ECHIUM 'Red Rocket'

(E. wildpretii x E. 'Pink Fountain'). 4-6 ft spikes of dark pink-red flowers with blue anthers. Some frost tolerance given shelter and good drainage. Perennial
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ECHIUM 'Red Rocket'

 
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 
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Any 3+ for £4.00 each
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  • Height
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    To 50cm (20in)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Short-lived perennial with lance-shaped silver-hairy leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
    Borderline
  • 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 - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs on young growth
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 50cm (20in)
 

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