Echium plantagineum grow and care – 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 VIDEO How to grow Echium plantagineum growing and care:
Frost free, well drain soil
Plant / Seed / Cutting What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Invasive Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Whitefly, aphids, spider mite Pests and diseases: Autumn / Winter Pruning season: Cut the spike of the plant after the bloom (or the seeds) How to prune: 20-50cm, 8-20 inches Size of the plant: Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season? General information about the flower Blue or purple flowers grow on spike in inflorescence flowers attract pollinators : Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Shrub Plant Uses Hedging plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 9