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Echium amoenum
Common Name: Red Feathers Family: Boraginaceae (The Borage Family)

Echium amoenum
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This cultivar forms low-growing mounds of narrow dark green leathery foliage from which arise feathery flowering spikes covered in a multitude of russet-red florets. This long-blooming species will repeat bloom in summer and fall if properly deadheaded. Drought tolerant. Very popular with hummingbirds.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring - Fall 
Spread8-12'  Fragrance 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureDrought Tolerant Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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