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ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'

ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'

Echium candicans
Member $9.95
Originally selected from a chance seedling at Heronswood, this echium is covered with tall candle-like spikes of cool sky-blue in spring. Ideal for attracting bees to your garden to increase pollination of all your fruiting plants. Adds drama to the dry garden with minimal care - simply cut back after flowering to keep a compact shape.
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PLANTS: WECHB
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Growing Information

Heat Zone 4 - 12
Height To 2m
Position in FULL SUN
Flowers Sep - Nov
Pot Size: Super Tube
Cold Zone 9b - 11
Width To 2m
Drought tolerant once established
EVERGREEN
BLUE flowers

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

ECHIUM 'HERONSWOOD BLUE'

Echium candicans
Member $9.95
Originally selected from a chance seedling at Heronswood, this echium is covered with tall candle-like spikes of cool sky-blue in spring. Ideal for attracting bees to your garden to increase pollination of all your fruiting plants. Adds drama to the dry garden with minimal care - simply cut back after flowering to keep a compact shape.
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PLANTS: WECHB
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas
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