Echium plantagineum growing shrub herbaceous of the genus Echium also known as Purple viper’s-bugloss, Echium plantagineum 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.

Echium plantagineum flowers

Flower color purple or blue, small flower grow on spike in inflorescence flowers attract pollinators

Echium plantagineum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Echium plantagineum 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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Whitefly, aphids, spider mite

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Cut the spike of the plant after the bloom (or the seeds)

Size of the plant:
20-50cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Blue or purple flowers grow on spike in inflorescence flowers attract pollinators

Scientific name:

Echium plantagineum

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