A picture of a Echium onosmifolium

Echium onosmifolium

Echium onosmifolium

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

15cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Echium onosmifolium Overview

    The genus has about 40 species of annual and evergreen perennial shrubs which are native to the Mediterranean. They are grown for their spectacular, bright blue or pink flowers which will bloom in late spring and summer. The hairy leaves will grow in basal rosettes on the flower stalks.

    Common problems with Echium onosmifolium

    How to propagate Echium onosmifolium

    Seed

    Propagate by seed in spring.

    Cuttings

    Greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

    Other uses of Echium onosmifolium

    Grown for their flowers.