Echium candicans 'Pride of Madeira' (Echium candicans )

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Echium candicans 'Pride of Madeira' (Echium candicans )

An eye catching and easily grown shrub with striking sapphire blue to violet blue flowers and large downy leaves.

POSITION & USES

Thrives in hot dry positions. Also suited to seaside conditions where they will tolerate poor, sandy soil providing drainage is good. A perfect choice for screening or background planting or use as display plants in large pots or perennial gardens.

CULTIVATION

Prune after flowering to keep compact rounded shape.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOURBlue
SPECIAL QUALITIESAn eye catching and easily grown shrub with striking sapphire blue to violet blue flowers and large downy leaves.
FLOWERS 60cm spikes of violet blue flowers in late spring and summer.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE1
HABIT Large rounded shrub with fuzzy grey green broadly sword shaped leaves.
WIDTH1.8m
HEIGHT1.5m