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Echium

Echium spp.

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

15cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Echium Overview

    Echium is a genus of around 67 annual and evergreen shrubs, biennial and perennial species originating from North Africa, Europe and Macaronesia. Some species are considered invasive and others are grown widely as ornamental garden plants for their dramatic flower spikes of tubular flowers.

    Common problems with Echium

    How to propagate Echium

    Seed

    Cuttings

    Greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

    Special features of Echium

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Echium

    Grown for their flowers.