Echium ‘Pride of Madeira’

Echium ‘Pride of Madeira’

Flowering Large spikes of purple/blue flowers
Size Candicans – Grows to 1.8m high x 2.5m wide Pale Blue flowers.

Duxfield Blue – Grows to 1.5m high x 1.5m wide with purple/blue flowers

Maintenance Water only during prolonged dry periods. Does not like wet soils, keep in a well drained position. Prune to compact shape and remove spent flower heads. Fertilise in spring.

*Warning – can cause skin irritation.

Position Full sun, part shade. Dought tolerant.
Uses A beautiful focal or specimen plant for hot and dry gardens. Coastal and drought tolerant. Light frosts. Very hardy in poor soils.
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Spectacular tall flower spikes in late spring. The grey leaves form rosettes at the base of the flowers which develop a tight shrub when not in flower. A fantastic display lasting for many weeks.




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