Echium fastuosum

Pride of Madeira
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

3-6′ x 3-6′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Blue, Purple

Bloom Time

Spring

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Coastal Conditions, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Broad

Sunset Garden Zones

14-24

Echium fastuosum “Pride of Madeira” is a Canary Island native plant. It produces large blue-purple spikes that appear on the ends of upward curving branches mid-spring though summer. Overall the plant grows 3 ft. to 6 ft. tall and wide. Echium fastuosum has been known to do well in generally poor or even dry soils but it does require good drainage and little water near the coastal areas. Requires extra irrigation is warmer areas.

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