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Echium Blue Bedder

NZ $2.95

Description

Plants have masses of bright Violet-Blue upturned bell-like flowers in clusters along branching stems covered with bristly grey hairs. The bushy compact plants with mid green leaves look beautiful in summer beds and borders. Sow seeds late summer/early autumn to flower early summer the next year (or around early summer) to produce a good show in autumn. Excellent bee plant.

Maturity 90 days from direct sowing.

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Echium plantagineum

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GARDEN POSITION WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET BEST USE
18-22 14-21 45cm-icon 45cm 30cm-icon 30cm Full Sun/ Semi-shade-icon Full Sun/ Semi-shade 1.2.3 200 Bedding Flower-icon Bedding Flower

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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