Echium pininana

Regular price €5,00

Tax included.

Echium pininana is a biennial (or even triennial) plant, showing little more than leaf in the first year but subsequently producing a thick stemmed, tall spike showing a mass of leaves and small flowers. It’s worth waiting for the stunning show of structure and colour,

An absolute magnet for bees,

Its flower spike reaches 3.5-4m tall,

It being monocarpic it will die after flowering but will seed itself freely in subsequent years, ensuring a regular supply of flowers,

best grown in drier soils and protected from harsh frosts,

it withstands even the toughest of winds, though really appreciates shelter