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Echium wildprettii

Classification

Order: Lamiales
   Family: Boraginaceae
            Genus: Echium
                        Specie: Echium wildprettii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Flower stem to 6 ft (1.8 m) long with coral-pink flower spike

Uses: Seaside gardens Shrub borders Containers

Zones: 9-10

Description: In this biennial species, also from the Canary Islands, the basal rosette of leaves is quite silvery; the flower spike, produced in the second year, grows very quickly to 6 ft (1.8 m) or more. Rich coral-pink flowers massed along the flower spike make thi

Growth Habit: Rosette of leaves

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