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Echium candicans

Pride of Madeira, Echium fastuosum

Includes about 40 annuals, biennials, and perennial herbs and shrubs that generally are grown for their flowers. Native to Europe, the Canary Islands, Africa and West Asia, they have various leaf forms and flowers in clusters or spikes, as well as bristly hairs or even harder bristles. Water freely in summer, moderately at other times. Propagate by seed in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Susceptible to whitefly.
Echium candicans, Pride of Madeira, Echium fastuosum
This bold, tall-growing plant with dramatic flower spikes is good for slopes, against walls, and at the back of beds. Cut off faded flowers and prune lightly to keep shapely.

Attributes - Echium candicans

Plant Type: Biennial

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Blue, Purple, White

Height: 3 ft. to 8 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Echium vulgare, Echium wildpretii
 
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