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Echium candicans

For sale by Longk

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Half hardy perennial Echium (this plant survived the winter in a sheltered corner outdoors) - it is NOT a monocarpic Echium, nor a biennial Echium. It is perennial.
If you pot this on and keep it frost free over the winter it will reward you with a far better display than I have this year.
Selling due to lack of space.

Collection Only.

Echium candicans | Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28
Echium candicans | Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28
Echium candicans | Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28
Pot SizeTotal Price
6 litres
£10.00

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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 | Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • WaterSemi-moist

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