Echium growing shrub herbaceous of the genus Echium also known as Pride of Madeira, Echium perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant and can be hedge plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate 9-11a.
Leaves color green with hairy structure in the elliptic shape digitate structure.
Flower color can be: blue, purple, red or pink, small flower grow on spike in inflorescence flowers attract pollinators
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Requirements for Echium growing and care:
Frost free, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Cutting
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Whitefly, aphids, spider mite
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Cut the spike of the plant after the bloom (or the seeds)
Size of the plant:
0.6-2 m, 24-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Blue, purple, red or pink flowers grow on spike in inflorescence flowers attract pollinators