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Echium ‘Pink Fountain’

For sale by Robert Yeoman

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Established plants. Best kept under glass until planting out after frosts next year.

Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres

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Common names

Tree Echium, Snow Tower, Tower of Jewels


Echium ‘Pink Fountain’ (Tree Echium). A simply stunning cross between the 1.2m tall red-flowered Echium wildpretii and the 4.2m tall blue-flowered Echium pininana.

Echium ‘Pink Fountain’ produces a large rosette of coarse strap-like leaves on a thick ‘trunk’, eventually reaching up to 4.5m after 2-3 years when the plant is covered in an avalanche of dark pink flowers in late spring/early summer.


Plant at least 1m apart in an open, sunny position, preferably with shelter, at the back of a border.

Protect from extreme cold in Winter.

Protect from extreme cold in Winter.

Interest and use

Once seen, never forgotten. This tapering tower of a plant will give sensational impact to any garden.

Excellent for attracting bees.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Echium ‘Pink Fountain’ | Bridgewater, Somerset, TA7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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