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ECHIUM pininana

Commonly known as Tree echium

(pinnifolium) - single stemmed biennial with long green leaves and enormous spikes of purplish-blue flowers
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Available again from APRIL 2020 - When fresh stock arrives
individually £14.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - bristly, elliptic-lance-shaped , silver-hairy leaves to 7cm (3in) long
  • Blue - purplish blue
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rosette forming biennial or short lived perennial. Each rosette produces a spike 1.5-4m (5-12ft) long of funnel-shaped flowers with large bracts
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - can tolerate light shade.
  • 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 - Architectural interest
  • Endangered in the wild - These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction. - Endangered
  • Good to know - dramatic, fast-growing, tall spikes from second year. Will self-seed. Attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs. Under glass, whiteflies, red spider mites
  • Place of origin - Canary Islands.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Spring
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  90cm (36in)
 

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