Echium vulgare

Viper's Bugloss

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 vulgare, Viper's Bugloss
Dwarf type that grows only 1 foot tall.

Attributes - Echium vulgare

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Blue, Pink, Purple, White

Height: 10 in. to 3 ft.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Echium candicans, Echium wildpretii
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