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Echium candicans

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Perennial shrub Echium with sky blue flowers spikes and greeny-blue leaves. Height 1.5m. Protect from frost.

Echium candicans | Taunton, Somerset, TA3
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£9.50

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Plant Finder: about Echium candicans

Common names

Pride of Madeira

Description

Echium candicans (Pride of Madeira). An evergreen, biennial with grey-hairy lance-shaped leaves and a bushy habit.

In spring and early summer it produces profuse spike-like panicles of white, pale or deep blue flowers.

Cultivation

Water freely in growth, more sparingly in winter. Protect from winter frost.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Echium candicans | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • WaterSemi-moist

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